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Is universal health coverage the practical expression of the right to health care?

  • Gorik Ooms1, 2, 3Email author,
  • Laila A Latif4, 5,
  • Attiya Waris5,
  • Claire E Brolan6,
  • Rachel Hammonds1, 2,
  • Eric A Friedman3,
  • Moses Mulumba7 and
  • Lisa Forman8
BMC International Health and Human Rights201414:3

Received: 3 October 2013

Accepted: 14 February 2014

Published: 24 February 2014

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Original Submission
3 Oct 2013 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
23 Dec 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Jonathan Wolff
2 Jan 2014 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Benjamin Meier
8 Jan 2014 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Lauren Paremoer
24 Jan 2014 Author responded Author comments - Gorik Ooms
Resubmission - Version 3
24 Jan 2014 Submitted Manuscript version 3
14 Feb 2014 Editorially accepted
24 Feb 2014 Article published 10.1186/1472-698X-14-3

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Public Health, Institute of Tropical Medicine
Law and Development Research Group, Faculty of Law, University of Antwerp
O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, Georgetown University Law Center
Rachier & Amollo Advocates
Commercial Law Department, School of Law, University of Nairobi, Parklands Campus
School of Population Health, Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Center for Health, Human Rights and Development, Plot 614 Tufnell Drive, Kamwokya – Kampala
Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto