The blind men and the elephant

MacVane Phipps, FE 2018, 'The blind men and the elephant' , International Journal of Health Governance, 23 (4) , pp. 330-334.

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An old folk tale describes five blind men encountering an elephant. One grasps the tail, another feels the tusk, the third explores the flank while the last men encounter an ear and the elephant’s trunk. Each man describes a very different animal, yet all the descriptions together provide a clear picture of the elephant.
Similarly each article in this issue of IJHG is very different. However taken together they provide an informative overview of some current global issues in health governance.

Item Type: Article
Schools: Schools > School of Health and Society > Centre for Applied Research in Health, Welfare and Policy
Journal or Publication Title: International Journal of Health Governance
Publisher: Emerald Publishing
ISSN: 2059-4631
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Depositing User: FM Phipps
Date Deposited: 10 Jan 2019 14:04
Last Modified: 28 Aug 2021 14:16

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