The shifting sands of language - And what do we really mean by governance, most of the time?

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The shifting sands of language - And what do we really mean by governance, most of the time?

Tim Tenbensel

Tim Tenbensel

White sands CR Joshua Gandara on Unsplash
Words change their meanings, so it pays to be clear about concepts like “governance” [Image: Joshua Gandara on Unsplash]

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Before you know it, a word may be morphing to mean something else. This can be important for the health sector, writes Tim Tenbensel

PHOs have been crucial actors in the governance of primary healthcare An intriguing feature of language is how two words having the same root and