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ESTRADA PANEQUE, Marcio Ulises; VINAJERA TORRES, Caridad  and  ESTRADA VINAJERA, Genco Marcio. Current crisis and human health. State of the art in the first decade of the XXI century. MEDISAN [online]. 2011, vol.15, n.5, pp.674-686. ISSN 1029-3019.

The possible impacts of the current global socioeconomic crisis on the essential functions of the world public health are analyzed; some measures are critically described to palliate it, taking into account their characteristics and relationships with the main health problems in the contemporary society and it is affirmed that justice, equity in health, education, freedom, feeding and international solidarity are indispensable factors to face the imbalance in the forces correlation, since they influence decisively on the individual and social well-being of the human groups.

Keywords : socioeconomic crisis; globalization; social protection; public health; health problems.

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