Structural Violence In Health Care

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As we all have realized, structural violence is a very complex term. As cited by Farmer, Neizeye, Stulac & Keshavjee (2006), in their article Structural Violence and Clinical Medicine, “structural violence is one way of describing social arrangements that put individuals and populations in harm’s way”. Structural because they based on social, political and economic body and violent due to their potential to cause damage to individuals (Farmer, et al, 2006). Although, “Medical professionals are not trained to make structural interventions” (Farmer, et al, 2006), healthcare providers should be conscious and get involved with those who are trained or capable of make this structural changes such as leaders, politicians and social entities. We

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