Social accountability across cultures, does the concept translate? An explorative discussion with primary care colleagues in Japan

Robin Ramsay, Maham Stanyon, Noryiuki Takahashi

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Abstract

This article sets out to explore and clarify the concept of social accountability in a global health context. It examines some of the cross-cultural challenges when translating social accountability across healthcare systems with specific reference to Japanese primary care. Finally, the role of social accountability in postgraduate education and medical professionalism will be considered with practical recommendations focusing on education and training in primary care.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-5
Number of pages5
JournalEducation for Primary Care
Early online date12 Feb 2020
DOIs
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 12 Feb 2020
Externally publishedYes

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