Unique challenges for health equity in Latin America: situating the roles of priority-setting and judicial enforcement
Overcoming continuing polarization regarding judicial enforcement of health rights in Latin America requires clarifying divergent normative and political premises, addressing the lack of reliable empirical dat... (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - July 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Alicia Ely Yamin, Andr és Pichon-Riviere and Paola Bergallo Tags: Commentary Source Type: research

The mismeasurement of complexity: provider narratives of patients with complex needs in primary care settings
Chronic disease is a global concern. While ample research has aimed to identify the epidemiology of multimorbidity and patient complexity using administrative data, little attention has been paid to the proces... (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - July 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Fiona Webster, Kathleen Rice, Onil Bhattacharyya, Joel Katz, Eric Oosenbrug and Ross Upshur Tags: Research Source Type: research

Short relative leg length is associated with overweight and obesity in Mexican immigrant women
Prior research suggests that undernutrition and enteric infections predispose children to stunted growth. Undernutrition and infections have been associated with limited access to healthy diets, lack of sanita... (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - July 3, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Mireya Vilar-Compte, James Macinko, Beth C. Weitzman and Carlos M. Avenda ño-Villela Tags: Research Source Type: research

Age and regional disparity in HIV education among migrants in China: migrants population dynamic monitoring survey, 2014 –2015
A lack of education among migrants remains an important but overlooked issue that indirectly contributes to HIV transmission. It is necessary to know who has received HIV education and who has a lower probabil... (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - July 3, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Zheng Zhu, Mengdi Guo, Darina V. Petrovsky, Tingyue Dong, Yan Hu and Bei Wu Tags: Research Source Type: research

Care inequality: care received according to gender, marital status, and socioeconomic status among Korean older adults with disability
We sought to identify the types of care and care resources available to older Korean adults with disabilities, and document the inequality in care received according to gender, marital status, and socioeconomi... (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - July 3, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Soong-nang Jang and Ichiro Kawachi Tags: Research Source Type: research

The prevalence of Epilepsy and its co-occurrence with alcohol dependence among polish prisoners
For a large part of the prisoners population, the prevalence of many diseases and the number of risk factors are greater than for the general population. In this work, we present an analysis of the prevalence ... (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - July 2, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Barbara Stawi ńska-Witoszyńska, Katarzyna Czechowska and Barbara Więckowska Tags: Research Source Type: research

Experience of healthcare among the homeless and vulnerably housed a qualitative study: opportunities for equity-oriented health care
This study examines the experience of accessing hospital-based... (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - July 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Eva Purkey and Meredith MacKenzie Tags: Research Source Type: research

Out-of-pocket expenditure and distress financing on institutional delivery in India
Despite large investment in central and state sponsored schemes for maternal care, out-of-pocket expenditure (OOPE) and catastrophic health spending (CHS) on institutional delivery remain high over time, acros... (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - June 25, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Suyash Mishra and Sanjay K. Mohanty Tags: Research Source Type: research

Scenarios for population health inequalities in 2030 in Europe: the EURO-HEALTHY project experience
Health inequalities have been consistently reported across and within European countries and continue to pose major challenges to policy-making. The development of scenarios regarding what could affect populat... (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - June 25, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Ant ónio Alvarenga, Carlos A. Bana e Costa, Carme Borrell, Pedro Lopes Ferreira, Ângela Freitas, Liliana Freitas, Mónica D. Oliveira, Teresa C. Rodrigues, Paula Santana, Maria Lopes Santos and Ana C. L. Vieira Tags: Research Source Type: research

“We are called the et cetera”: experiences of the poor with health financing reforms that target them in Kenya
Through a number of healthcare reforms, Kenya has demonstrated its intention to extend financial risk protection and service coverage for poor and vulnerable groups. These reforms include the provision of free... (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - June 24, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Evelyn Kabia, Rahab Mbau, Robinson Oyando, Clement Oduor, Godfrey Bigogo, Sammy Khagayi and Edwine Barasa Tags: Research Source Type: research

Informing the American Academy of family Physician ’s Health Equity strategy – an environmental scan using the Delphi technique
Many organizations have prioritized health equity and the social determinants of health (SDoH). These organizations need information to inform their planning, but, relatively few quantifiable measures exist. T... (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - June 21, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Kevin A. Kovach, Cory B. Lutgen, Elisabeth F. Callen and Christina M. Hester Tags: Research Source Type: research

Gender and health social enterprises in Africa: a research agenda
Health social enterprises in Africa working with community health workers (CHWs) are growing rapidly but understudied. In particular, gender equality issues related to their work has important public health an... (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - June 20, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Kevin McKague and Sarah Harrison Tags: Research Source Type: research

Migrant mortality differences in the 2000s in Belgium: interaction with gender and the role of socioeconomic position
Belgium has a long history of migration. As the migrant population is ageing, it is crucial thoroughly to document their health. Many studies that have assessed this, observed a migrant mortality advantage. Th... (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - June 20, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Katrien Vanthomme and Hadewijch Vandenheede Tags: Research Source Type: research

Keys to academic success for under-represented minority young investigators: recommendations from the Research in Academic Pediatrics Initiative on Diversity (RAPID) National Advisory Committee
Although Latinos, African-Americans, and American Indians/Alaska Natives comprise 34% of Americans, these under-represented minorities (URMs) account for only 7% of US medical-school faculty. Even when URMs be... (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - June 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Glenn Flores, Fernando S. Mendoza, Michael R. DeBaun, Elena Fuentes-Afflick, V. Faye Jones, Jason A. Mendoza, Jean L. Raphael and C. Jason Wang Tags: Review Source Type: research

Health need assessment in an indigenous high-altitude population living on an island in Lake Titicaca, Per ú
Health needs and access to health care is a huge challenge in developing countries, especially in some isolated indigenous communities. Amantani is an island located at 3854  m above sea level in Lake Titicaca,... (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - June 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Mar ía Calderón, Rosa Alvarado-Villacorta, Miguel Barrios, Devy Quiroz-Robladillo, Doris Rocío Guzmán Naupay, Ana Obregon, Sthefanny Calderón Chávez, Lisa Glaser, Andres M. Carnero, Carla Cortez-Vergara, David Iglesias Quilca, Jose Colque Gonzales a Tags: Research Source Type: research

Equity in healthcare financing: a case of Iran
This study aimed to investigate the equity in healthc... (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - June 17, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Faride Sadat Jalali, Abdosaleh Jafari, Mohsen Bayati, Peivand Bastani and Ramin Ravangard Tags: Research Source Type: research

Institutional differences and geographical disparity: the impact of medical insurance on the equity of health services utilization by the floating elderly population - evidence from China
The Chinese government has now achieved universal coverage of medical insurance through two systems: the Basic Medical Insurance System for Urban Employees (BMISUE) and the Basic Medical Insurance System for U... (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - June 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Junqiang Han and Yingying Meng Tags: Research Source Type: research

The comparison of healthcare utilization inequity between URRBMI and NCMS in rural China
The inequity of healthcare utilization in rural China is serious, and the urban-rural segmentation of the medical insurance system intensifies this problem. To guarantee that the rural population enjoys the sa... (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - June 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Zengwen Wang, Yucheng Chen, Tianyi Pan, Xiaodi Liu and Hongwei Hu Tags: Research Source Type: research

Subjective social status and inequalities in depressive symptoms: a gender-specific decomposition analysis for South Africa
Inequalities in mental health are a notable and well documented policy concern in many countries, including South Africa. Individuals ’ perception of their position in the social hierarchy is strongly and negat... (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - June 13, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Chipo Mutyambizi, Frederik Booysen, Per Stornes and Terje A. Eikemo Tags: Research Source Type: research

Inequality in breast cancer care in a Brazilian capital city: a comparative analysis of narratives
Breast cancer is the leading cause of death by cancer in women in Brazil. Timely access to treatment is a priority for health policy in the country. However, indicators of the disease are not equally distribut... (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - June 13, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Ana L úcia Lobo Vianna Cabral, Luana Giatti, Ángel Martínez-Hernáez and Mariângela Leal Cherchiglia Tags: Research Source Type: research

Affordable and equitable access to subsidised outpatient medicines? Analysis of co-payments under the Additional Drug Package in Kyrgyzstan
Out-of-pocket (OOP) payments can constitute a major barrier for affordable and equitable access to essential medicines. Household surveys in Kyrgyzstan pointed to a perceived growth in OOP payments for outpati... (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - June 13, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Sabine Vogler, Peter Schneider, Guillaume Dedet and Hanne Bak Pedersen Tags: Research Source Type: research

Disease and disparity in China: a view from stroke and MI disease
The actual distribution of stroke and myocardial infarction (MI) associated with social economic status (SES) among the Chinese population is unclear. We aim to understand the development of disparity in strok... (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - June 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Yao Yao, Gordon Liu, Linhong Wang, Hanqing Zhao, Zhenping Zhao, Mei Zhang, Meijiao Wang and Limin Wang Tags: Research Source Type: research

Health needs, health care seeking behaviour, and utilization of health services among lesbians, gays and bisexuals in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Studies show that sexual and gender minorities have unique health care needs and encounter complicated problems to access health services. Drawing on the intersectionality approach, this paper examines the int... (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - June 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Getnet Tadele and Woldekidan Kifle Amde Tags: Research Source Type: research

Providers and women ’s perspectives on person-centered maternity care: a mixed methods study in Kenya
Globally, there has been increasing attention to women ’s experiences of care and calls for a person-centered care approach. At the heart of this approach is the patient-provider relationship. It is necessary t... (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - June 10, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: May Sudhinaraset, Katie Giessler, Ginger Golub and Patience Afulani Tags: Research Source Type: research

Gap analysis on hospitalized health service utilization in floating population covered by different medical insurances ----- case study from Jiangsu Province, China
By analyzing the gap of hospitalization service among floating population covered by different medical insurance in Jiangsu Province, this paper aimed to understand the current situation of hospitalized health... (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - June 10, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Xinzhao Cai, Fan Yang and Ying Bian Tags: Research Source Type: research

Solidarity against healthcare access restrictions on undocumented immigrants in Spain: the REDER case study
In the context of public expenditure reduction and cuts, in 2012, the Spanish government approved the RDL 16/2012, which significantly affected the core values of the national health system. The measure partic... (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - June 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Maider Urtaran-Laresgoiti, Janire Fonseca Peso and Roberto Nu ño-Solinís Tags: Research Source Type: research

(Un)Equitable distribution of health resources and the judicialization of healthcare: 10 years of experience in Brazil
Equity has been acknowledged as a required principle for the fulfilment of the universal right to health once it seeks to tackle avoidable and unfair inequalities among individuals. In Brazil, a country marked... (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - June 3, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Luciana de Melo Nunes Lopes, Francisco de Assis Acurcio, Sem íramis Domingues Diniz, Tiago Lopes Coelho and Eli Iola Gurgel Andrade Tags: Research Source Type: research

Confidentiality agreements: a challenge in market regulation
Sustainability and the ability to maintain the right to health, with the guarantee of access to quality medicines and health services, have been a great challenge for countries with universal health systems. T... (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - June 3, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Roberto F. Iunes, Manuela Villar Uribe, Janet Bonilla Torres, Marina Morgado Garcia, Carolina Zampirolli Dias, Juliana Alvares-Teodoro, Francisco de Assis Acurcio and Augusto Afonso Guerra-Junior Tags: Research Source Type: research

Who should pay for the continuity of post-trial health care treatments?
The bioethical debate in the world on who should pay for the continuity of post-trials treatment of patients that have medical indication remains obscure and introduces uncertainties to the patients involved i... (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - June 3, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Roberto Iunes, Manuela Villar Uribe, Janet Bonilla Torres, Marina Morgado Garcia, Juliana Alvares-Teodoro, Francisco de Assis Acurcio and Augusto Afonso Guerra Junior Tags: Research Source Type: research

Realizing the right to health in Brazil ’s Unified Health System through the lens of breast and cervical cancer
Health is recognized as a fundamental right in Brazil ’s constitution. In the absence of a clearly defined benefit packages of healthcare services that are financed under the Unified Health System (Sistema Únic... (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - June 3, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Fabiana da Mota Almeida Peroni, Magnus Lindelow, David Oliveira De Souza and Mirja Sjoblom Tags: Research Source Type: research

Is the judicialization of health care bad for equity? A scoping review
The term “judicialization of health care” describes the use of rights-based litigation to demand access to pharmaceuticals and medical treatments. The judicialization of health care in Latin America has two de... (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - June 3, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Tatiana S. Andia and Everaldo Lamprea Tags: Review Source Type: research

The effect of the health poverty alleviation project on financial risk protection for rural residents: evidence from Chishui City, China
Illness is the leading cause (44%) of poverty in China. Since 2016, The health poverty alleviation project, an integral component of the Targeted Poverty Alleviation in China, was implemented in 2016 to streng... (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - May 31, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Chu Chen and Jay Pan Tags: Research Source Type: research

Conceptual framework of equity-focused implementation research for health programs (EquIR)
Implementation research is increasingly used to identify common implementation problems and key barriers and facilitators influencing efficient access to health interventions. (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - May 31, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: J. Eslava-Schmalbach, N. Garz ón-Orjuela, V. Elias, L. Reveiz, N. Tran and E. V. Langlois Tags: Research Source Type: research

Equity in household spending on alcoholic beverages in South Africa: assessing changes between 1995 and 2011
Globally, alcohol consumption accounts for a substantial burden of disease, which translates into high social and economic costs. To address this burden, several policies (e.g. age and trading hour restriction... (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - May 28, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Mayara Fontes Marx, Leslie London, Nadine Harker and John E. Ataguba Tags: Research Source Type: research

Equitable realization of the right to health in Haiti: how household data inform health seeking behavior and financial risk protection
Though the right to health is included in Haiti ’s constitution, little progress has been made to expand universal health coverage nationwide, a strategy to ensure access to health services for all, while preve... (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - May 27, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Marion Cros, Eleonora Cavagnero, Jean Patrick Alfred, Mirja Sjoblom, Nicolas Collin and Tania Mathurin Tags: Research Source Type: research

Overseeing health care facilities in Shanghai, China: regulatory regime, activities and challenges of the governmental regulatory system
Government regulation has played a crucial role in ensuring the quality, safety and equity of health care. However, few empirical studies have investigated Chinese governmental oversight of health care facilit... (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - May 24, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Yizhong Zhou, Zechang Lu, Zhifeng Yang, Huidi Li and Yingyao Chen Tags: Research Source Type: research

Spatial accessibility to pediatric primary care in Philadelphia: an area-level cross sectional analysis
Pediatric primary care visits are a foundational element in the health maintenance of children. Differential access may be a driver of racial inequities in health. We hypothesized that pediatric primary care a... (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - May 24, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Abigail E. Mudd, Yvonne L. Michael, Steven Melly, Kari Moore, Ana Diez-Roux and Christopher B. Forrest Tags: Research Source Type: research

Incidence, socio-economic inequalities and determinants of catastrophic health expenditure and impoverishment for diabetes care in South Africa: a study at two public hospitals in Tshwane
Direct out of pocket (OOP) payments for healthcare may cause financial hardship. For diabetic patients who require frequent visits to health centres, this is of concern as OOP payments may limit access to heal... (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - May 22, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Chipo Mutyambizi, Milena Pavlova, Charles Hongoro, Frederik Booysen and Wim Groot Tags: Research Source Type: research

Understanding the experiences, perspectives and values of indigenous women around smoking cessation in pregnancy: systematic review and thematic synthesis of qualitative studies
The prevalence of smoking during pregnancy among indigenous women approaches 50% and is associated with sudden infant death, pregnancy loss, preterm delivery, low birth weight, and anatomical deformity. This s... (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - May 22, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Rachael C. Walker, Aria Graham, Suetonia C. Palmer, Anita Jagroop and David C. Tipene-Leach Tags: Systematic review Source Type: research

Access to community-based HIV services among transgender women in Cambodia: findings from a national survey
Globally, the prevalence of HIV among transgender women is more than 40 times higher than the prevalence in the general reproductive-age adults. They also face intersecting barriers to health, social, and lega... (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - May 17, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Siyan Yi, Say Sok, Srean Chhim, Pheak Chhoun, Navy Chann, Sovannary Tuot, Phalkun Mun and Marija Pantelic Tags: Research Source Type: research

Factors supporting retention of aboriginal health and wellbeing staff in Aboriginal health services: a comprehensive review of the literature
Aboriginal Health and Wellbeing staff are crucial for successful primary health care for Aboriginal communities. However, they are often affected by high rates of stress, burnout, and staff turn-over, which ca... (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - May 15, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Sara Deroy and Heike Sch ütze Tags: Review Source Type: research

Primary non-communicable disease prevention and communication barriers of deaf sign language users: a qualitative study
Deaf sign language users have lower health literacy and poorer access to non-communicable disease prevention information as compared to the general population. The aim was to explore disease concepts embedded ... (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - May 15, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Severin Pinilla, Sebastian Walther, Arnd Hofmeister and Soeren Huwendiek Tags: Research Source Type: research

Increasing health facility deliveries in Cambodia and its influence on child health
A growing number of women in Cambodia are seeking support from health facilities during delivery, up from 8% in 2000 to 82% in 2014. This growth may be attributed to increased national level attention to incen... (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - May 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Hayley Pierce Tags: Research Source Type: research

General practice for the poor and specialist services for the rich: inequality evidence from a cross-sectional survey on Hangzhou residents, China
This study measured the income-related inequalities of residents in Hangzhou of China in access to gener... (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - May 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Tao Zhang, Chaojie Liu, Lingrui Liu, Yong Gan, Wei Lu and Hongbing Tao Tags: Research Source Type: research

Correction to: Financial crisis and income-related inequalities in the universal provision of a public service: the case of healthcare in Spain
Following publication of the original article [1], the autor reported 5 references should be indicated in Spanish. The correct references can be found below: (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - May 9, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Ignacio Ab ásolo, Marc Saez and Guillem López-Casasnovas Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Healthcare equity analysis: applying the Tanahashi model of health service coverage to community health systems following devolution in Kenya
Universal health coverage (UHC) is growing as a national political priority, within the context of recently devolved decision-making processes in Kenya. Increasingly voices within these discussions are highlig... (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - May 7, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Rosalind McCollum, Miriam Taegtmeyer, Lilian Otiso, Maryline Mireku, Nelly Muturi, Tim Martineau and Sally Theobald Tags: Research Source Type: research

Assessing evidence of interventions addressing inequity among migrant populations: a two-stage systematic review
Everyone has the right to achieve the standard of health and well-being. Migrants are considered as vulnerable populations due to the lack of access to health services and financial protection in health. Sever... (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - May 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jirawit Yadee, Mukdarut Bangpan, Kednapa Thavorn, Vivian Welch, Peter Tugwell and Nathorn Chaiyakunapruk Tags: Systematic review Source Type: research

Health care utilization and affordability among older people following China ’s 2009 health reform -- evidence from CHARLS pilot study
This study was intended to partially fill the knowl... (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - May 3, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jiajia Li, Leiyu Shi, Hailun Liang, Chao Ma, Lingzhong Xu and Wen Qin Tags: Research Source Type: research

Impact of out of pocket payments on financial risk protection indicators in a setting with no user fees: the case of Mauritius
Mauritius embraces principles of a welfare state with free health care at point of use in any public facilities. However, the health financing landscape changed in 2007 when Private Health Expenditure (PvtHE) ... (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - May 3, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Ajoy Nundoochan, Yusuf Thorabally, Sooneeraz Monohur and Justine Hsu Tags: Research Source Type: research

Centering female agency while investigating contraceptive use: a case study in Agincourt, South Africa
Rural areas of South Africa face persistently high teenage and premarital childbearing rates, reflecting a lack of or inconsistent use of modern contraception. In attempting to understand this behavior, much o... (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - May 2, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Cara Margherio Tags: Research Source Type: research