Access, Knowledge and Application of Public Health Law: A Case Study of Awareness of Lawyers, Medical Doctors and Nurses of Ghana’s Legal Framework on Public Health

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Abstract

We investigated access of professionals in public health to national healthcare laws. We undertook a survey among doctors, lawyers and nurses as stand-ins for the professional class. We found that the professionals’ access to public health laws was a challenge. Understanding of the legal framework on public health is needed.

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Norman, I. (2014) Access, Knowledge and Application of Public Health Law: A Case Study of Awareness of Lawyers, Medical Doctors and Nurses of Ghana’s Legal Framework on Public Health. Advances in Applied Sociology, 4, 141-148. doi: 10.4236/aasoci.2014.46018.

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