Quality, Affordable Health Care for All
AMSA believes that everyone should have access to quality, affordable health care.
These presentations highlight the major points of the primers that AMSA has written about universal health care. All presentations are annotated, so feel free to use these presentations to educate others. Please give full credit to AMSA, especially if you alter the slides.
- Strategies to Expand Health Care Access
Objective overview of the advantages and disadvantages of various options for increasing health care access.
- The Case for Universal Health Care
Moral, economic, and cultural case for universal health care.
- Single Payer 101
What is single payer? What are the advantages and potential downfalls?
- International Health Care Systems
Overview of the U.S., Japan, France, Germany, U.K. and Canadian systems.
- Introduction to Framing
Find out what framing is and how to frame universal health care.
- Midwest Academy Strategic Planning and Coalition Building
Introduction to the Midwest Academy strategy chart and the basics of coalition building.
The issue of universal health care is inarguably quite complex. AMSA has developed a wide range of reader-friendly materials to help educate you about universal health care.
Why Universal Health Care Is Important
Who Are the Uninsured?
- The Uninsured: A Kaiser Family Foundation Primer
- Adults Remaining Uninsured at the End of 2014
- Kaiser Family Foundation: Myths about the Uninsured
Strategies to Increase Health Care Access
International Health Care Systems
- European Observatory (World Health Organization) country-by-country profiles of each European country’s health care system
- Physicians for a National Health Program (PNHP overviews of different health care systems around the world
- WHO’s famous 2000 rankings of international health care systems
- World Health Report 2013: WHO’s research for Universal health Coverage
- Bruce Fried & Laura Gaydos’ textbook, World Health Systems: Challenges and Perspectives
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