Theoretical and legal study of the prinsiple of access to the healht care

The aim of the article is to analyze the theoretical aspects of the implementation of the principle of accessibility in the field of health care. One of the most important in the life of man and society is the field of health care. The principle of access to health care has been shown to be crucial to ensuring a patient's legal status, and is set out in many international instruments. International law defines the basic standards of accessibility to health care, which provide financial, territorial, professional and information accessibility. Access to health care is one of the basic principles of law status of patients, has a comprehensive nature, covering the availability of medical care and availability of medicines and other medicines, which is widespread enshrined in international, regional and national law. The following criteria of accessibility are singled out: financial (equal access to quality services regardless of economic ability to pay for medical services, having regard to comprehensive, efficient and safe medical care, acts as a reflection of the degree of social security of the person, at the same time economic margin is determined by the best interests of the patient); territorial (expressed in the possibility of physical access to health care facilities, medical specialists of the required profile, medical services and facilities); professional (possibility of access to quality care that meets the needs of the patient, directly related to the professionalism of specialists and others medical staff); informational (provides access) to information related to the patient's health, medical measures that conducted, and those that a person needs to maintain and restore health, taking into account the statistics of their effectiveness and side effects, information about the possibility of using the latest advances in medicine, etc.).

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Zharovska І., Shchyrba M. "Theoretical and legal study of the prinsiple of access to the healht care" https://science.lpnu.ua/law/all-volumes-and-issues/volume-9-number-5-33-2022/theoretical-and-legal-study-prinsiple-access