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[Comment] A promising approach to identifying health system discrimination and bias

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Madhukar Pai and colleagues' insightful Article1 on gender bias in tuberculosis care in India appears in this issue of The Lancet Global Health. It represents an important contribution to the neglected literature on health worker bias in patient care and case management. This issue matters not only because every patient has the right to care and equal and fair treatment, but also because bias and discrimination affect other shared goals, such as social justice and the effectiveness of health systems.

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