Discrimination in healthcare institutions

Afro Health Initiative
7 min readJun 7, 2021

Written by Sellma Mahi

Healthcare services and medicine have evolved enormously in the past century. Many of the things we weren’t able to do are now routine practice. The development of medicine, however, didn’t come with an equally great awareness of social justice. Although healthcare is a human right, in our capital-oriented society health is considered a commodity and a service, hence, being treated as such. Health can and will be bought. Therefore, in today’s day and age, Health is seen less as a universal right and more as an economic good(1).

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