Achieving the MDGs: Health systems as core social institutions
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- Freedman, L. Development (2005) 48: 19. doi:10.1057/palgrave.development.1100107
Lynn Freedman argues that strategies for meeting the MDGs should be premised on an understanding of health systems as core social institutions that help define the very experience of poverty and citizenship. MDG 5 on maternal mortality provides a strategic entry point for addressing health systems.