Axes of alienation: applying an intersectional lens on the social contract during the pandemic response to protect sexual and reproductive rights and health
While economic inequalities have been a key focus of attention through the COVID 19 pandemic, gendered relations of power at every level have undermined health rights of women, girls and gender diverse individ... (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - July 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jashodhara Dasgupta, Marta Schaaf, Sana Qais Contractor, Amanda Banda, Marisa Viana, Oksana Kashyntseva and Ana Lorena Ruano Tags: Commentary Source Type: research

Barriers to access and organization of primary health care services for rural riverside populations in the Amazon
The ways of life in the Amazon are diverse and not widely known. In addition, social inequities, large geographic distances and inadequate health care network noticeably limit access to health services in rura... (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - July 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Luiza Garnelo, Rosana Cristina Pereira Parente, Maria Laura Rezende Puchiarelli, Priscilla Cabral Correia, Matheus Vasconcelos Torres and Fernando Jos é Herkrath Tags: Research Source Type: research

Maternal height associated with cesarean section. A cross-sectional study using the 2014 –2015 national maternal-child health survey in Guatemala
Socioeconomic status is associated with cesarean section (CS). Maternal height, however, may be another related factor to CS. In Guatemala, a quarter of women between 15 and 49  years of age are shorter than 14... (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - July 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Evelyn Rold án, Laura M Grajeda and Wilton Pérez Tags: Research Source Type: research

Measuring socioeconomic and health financing inequality in maternal mortality in Colombia: a mixed methods approach
Understanding health financing reforms and means is key to evaluate how maternal health has improved. Problems related to health financing policies are contributing to inadequate quality of care and inequitabl... (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - July 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Juan Carlos Rivillas, Ra úl Devia-Rodriguez and Marie-Gloriose Ingabire Tags: Research Source Type: research

Geographic Targeting and Normative Frames: Revisiting the Equity of Conditional Cash Transfer Program Distribution in Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru
This study probes whether policymakers in these countries... (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - July 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Mathieu J. P. Poirier Tags: Research Source Type: research

A model of disparities: risk factors associated with COVID-19 infection
By mid-May 2020, there were over 1.5 million cases of (SARS-CoV-2) or COVID-19 across the U.S. with new confirmed cases continuing to rise following the re-opening of most states. Prior studies have focused ma... (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - July 29, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Yelena Rozenfeld, Jennifer Beam, Haley Maier, Whitney Haggerson, Karen Boudreau, Jamie Carlson and Rhonda Medows Tags: Research Source Type: research

“Bayis Ilh Tus – a strong breath” a community-based research project to estimate the prevalence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in remote and rural first nations communities in Canada: research protocol
Respiratory health conditions appear to be more common among First Nations people versus non-First Nations people in Canada. However, the prevalence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and its asso... (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - July 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Justin Turner, Travis Holyk, Karen Bartlett, Benna Rathburn, Barbara Karlen, Francis Ervin, Jennifer Wilson and Pat G. Camp Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Measuring socioeconomic gaps in nutrition and early child development in Bolivia
A large body of evidence shows that socioeconomic status (SES) is strongly associated to children ’s early development, health and nutrition. Few studies have looked at within sample differences across multiple... (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - July 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Pablo Celhay, Sebastian Martinez and Cecilia Vidal Tags: Research Source Type: research

Tackling segmentation to advance universal health coverage: analysis of policy architectures of health care in Chile and Uruguay
With the turn of the century, most countries in Latin America witnessed an increased concern with universalism and redistribution. In the health sector, this translated into a wide range of reforms to advance ... (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - July 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Pamela Bernales-Baksai Tags: Research Source Type: research

Erosion of universal health coverage and trend in the frequency of physician consultations in Spain
We studied the frequency of physician visits in the native and immigrant populations in Spain before and after implementation of a governmental measure to restrict the use of public healthcare services by undo... (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - July 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Lourdes Lostao, Elena Ronda, Cruz Pascual, Luc ía Cea-Soriano, Almudena Moreno and Enrique Regidor Tags: Research Source Type: research

COVID-19 in Yemen: a crisis within crises
Yemen is suffering deadly airstrikes and heavy bombardment since March 2015 which has created one of the most severe humanitarian crises worldwide. In this miserable situation, several communicable diseases ha... (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - July 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Seyyed Meysam Mousavi and Mina Anjomshoa Tags: Commentary Source Type: research

Impact of maternal death reviews at a rural hospital in Zambia: a mixed methods study
Maternal mortality in sub-Saharan Africa remains high despite programmatic efforts to improve maternal health. In 2007, the Zambian Ministry of Health mandated facility-based maternal death review (MDR) progra... (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - July 9, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jean-Bertin Bukasa Kabuya, Arthur Mataka, Gerald Chongo, Luc Kambale Kamavu, Priscilla N ’gandu Chola, Christine Manyando, Vincent De Brouwere and Matthew M. Ippolito Tags: Research Source Type: research

When accountability meets power: realizing sexual and reproductive health and rights
This paper addresses a critical concern in realizing sexual and reproductive health and rights through policies and programs – the relationship between power and accountability. We examine accountability strat... (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - July 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Gita Sen, Aditi Iyer, Sreeparna Chattopadhyay and Rajat Khosla Tags: Research Source Type: research

Socioeconomic differences in caesarean section – are they explained by medical need? An analysis of patient record data of a large Kenyan hospital
We examined to what extent these differences are explained by medical ne... (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - July 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Lisa van der Spek, Sterre Sanglier, Hillary M. Mabeya, Thomas van den Akker, Paul L. J. M. Mertens and Tanja A. J. Houweling Tags: Research Source Type: research

The safety of health care for ethnic minority patients: a systematic review
Evidence to date indicates that patients from ethnic minority backgrounds may experience disparity in the quality and safety of health care they receive due to a range of socio-cultural factors. Although heigh... (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - July 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Ashfaq Chauhan, Merrilyn Walton, Elizabeth Manias, Ramesh Lahiru Walpola, Holly Seale, Monika Latanik, Desiree Leone, Stephen Mears and Reema Harrison Tags: Systematic review Source Type: research

Setting health care services tariffs in Iran: half a century quest for a window of opportunity
The process of medical tariffs setting in Iran remains to be a contentious issue and is heavily criticized by many stakeholders. This paper explores the experience of setting health care services tariffs in th... (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - July 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Leila Doshmangir, Arash Rashidian, Farhad Kouhi and Vladimir Sergeevich Gordeev Tags: Research Source Type: research

Multimorbidity and chronic diseases among undocumented migrants: evidence to contradict the myths
There is little verified information on the global health status of undocumented migrants (UMs). Our aim is to compare the prevalence of the main chronic diseases and of multimorbidity in undocumented migrants... (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - July 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Luis Andr és Gimeno-Feliu, Marta Pastor-Sanz, Beatriz Poblador-Plou, Amaia Calderón-Larrañaga, Esperanza Díaz and Alexandra Prados-Torres Tags: Research Source Type: research

Race, socioeconomic deprivation, and hospitalization for COVID-19 in English participants of a national biobank
Preliminary reports suggest that the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID − 19) pandemic has led to disproportionate morbidity and mortality among historically disadvantaged populations. We investigate the racial an... (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - July 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Aniruddh P. Patel, Manish D. Paranjpe, Nina P. Kathiresan, Manuel A. Rivas and Amit V. Khera Tags: Letter to the Editor Source Type: research

Quality of care for Black and Latina women living with HIV in the U.S.: a qualitative study
Ending the HIV epidemic requires that women living with HIV (WLWH) have access to structurally competent HIV-related and other health care. WLWH may not regularly engage in care due to inadequate quality; howe... (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - July 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Whitney S. Rice, Faith E. Fletcher, Busola Akingbade, Mary Kan, Samantha Whitfield, Shericia Ross, C. Ann Gakumo, Igho Ofotokun, Deborah J. Konkle-Parker, Mardge H. Cohen, Gina M. Wingood, Brian W. Pence, Adaora A. Adimora, Tonya N. Taylor, Tracey E. Wils Tags: Research Source Type: research

Global health activists ’ lessons on building social movements for Health for All
The People ’s Health Movement (PHM) was formed in 2000 and drew inspiration from the Alma Ata Declaration on Primary Health Care’s ‘Health for All’ (1978). Since then PHM has been an active part of a global cou... (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - July 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Connie Musolino, Fran Baum, Toby Freeman, Ronald Labont é, Chiara Bodini and David Sanders Tags: Research Source Type: research

Opportunities for gender transformative approaches in a community-based drowning reduction program in Bangladesh
Community-based programs in rural low-and middle-income country settings are well-placed to conduct gender transformative activities that aid program sustainability and catalyse wider social change, such as re... (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - July 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: M. Gupta, A. Rahman, N. C. Dutta, D. Nambiar, R. Ivers and J. Jagnoor Tags: Research Source Type: research

Health inequity in workers of Latin America and the Caribbean
Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) is the world ’s most inequitable region in terms of wealth distribution. The full scale of social inequalities in health has been hidden by the lack of reliable data. This ... (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - July 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Michael Silva-Pe ñaherrera, María Lopez-Ruiz, Pamela Merino-Salazar, Antonio Ramón Gómez-García and Fernando G. Benavides Tags: Research Source Type: research

Perceptions and experiences of frontline health managers and providers on accountability in a South African health district
This study explored and described accountability for this mandate as perceived a... (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - July 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Fidele Kanyimbu Mukinda, Sara Van Belle and Helen Schneider Tags: Research Source Type: research

Two-eyed seeing of the integration of oral health in primary health care in Indigenous populations: a scoping review
Indigenous people experience significant poor oral health outcomes and poorer access to oral health care in comparison to the general population. The integration of oral health care with primary health care ha... (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - June 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Richa Shrivastava, Yves Couturier, Felix Girard, Lucie Papineau and Elham Emami Tags: Research Source Type: research

Health equity and COVID-19: global perspectives
The COVID-19 is disproportionally affecting the poor, minorities and a broad range of vulnerable populations, due to its inequitable spread in areas of dense population and limited mitigation capacity due to h... (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - June 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Efrat Shadmi, Yingyao Chen, In ês Dourado, Inbal Faran-Perach, John Furler, Peter Hangoma, Piya Hanvoravongchai, Claudia Obando, Varduhi Petrosyan, Krishna D. Rao, Ana Lorena Ruano, Leiyu Shi, Luis Eugenio de Souza, Sivan Spitzer-Shohat, Elizabeth Sturgi Tags: Commentary Source Type: research

“Everything is provided free, but they are still hesitant to access healthcare services”: why does the indigenous community in Attapadi, Kerala continue to experience poor access to healthcare?
Inequity in access to healthcare services is a constant concern. While advances in healthcare have progressed in the last several decades, thereby significantly improving the prevention and treatment of diseas... (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - June 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Mathew Sunil George, Rachel Davey, Itismita Mohanty and Penney Upton Tags: Research Source Type: research

Towards an indigenous definition of health: an explorative study to understand the indigenous Ecuadorian people ’s health and illness concepts
An intercultural society facilitates equitable and respectful interrelations. Knowing and understanding each other ’s sociocultural and linguitic contexts is a prerequisite for an intercultural society. This st... (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - June 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Estefan ía Bautista-Valarezo, Víctor Duque, Adriana Elizabeth Verdugo Sánchez, Viviana Dávalos-Batallas, Nele R. M. Michels, Kristin Hendrickx and Veronique Verhoeven Tags: Research Source Type: research

A distributional regression approach to income-related inequality of health in Australia
Several studies have confirmed the existence of a significant positive relationship between income and health. Conventional regression techniques such as Ordinary Least Squares only help identify the effect of... (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - June 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Roselinde Kessels, Anne Hoornweg, Thi Kim Thanh Bui and Guido Erreygers Tags: Research Source Type: research

A case study of using the He Pikinga Waiora Implementation Framework: challenges and successes in implementing a twelve-week lifestyle intervention to reduce weight in M āori men at risk of diabetes, cardiovascular disease and obesity
This study describes the case of a partnership attempting to develop and implement a culturally centred intervention through a collabora... (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - June 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: John Oetzel, Moana Rarere, Ray Wihapi, Carey Manuel and Jade Tapsell Tags: Research Source Type: research

Influence of China ’s 2009 healthcare reform on the utilisation of continuum of care for maternal health services: evidence from two cross-sectional household surveys in Shaanxi Province
This study aims to explore the influence of China ’s 2009 healthcare reform on i... (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - June 19, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Xiaojing Fan, Meghan Bruce Kumar, Zhongliang Zhou, Ching-Hung Lee, Duolao Wang, Haixia Liu, Shaonong Dang and Jianmin Gao Tags: Research Source Type: research

Measuring spatial accessibility and within-province disparities in accessibility to county hospitals in Shaanxi Province of Western China based on web mapping navigation data
The Chinese government proposed the “XIAO BING BU CHU CUN, DA BING BU CHU XIAN” initiative in 2016, which states the rate of health care service provided by county hospitals should reach 90% of overall health ... (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - June 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Chi Shen, Zhongliang Zhou, Sha Lai, Li Lu, Wanyue Dong, Min Su, Jian Zhang, Xinyu Wang, Qiwei Deng, Yaru Chen and Xi Chen Tags: Research Source Type: research

The inequality of health-income effect in employed workers in China: a longitudinal study from China Family Panel Studies
The relationship between health and income is an essential part of human capital research. The majority of current analyses using classical regression models show that health has a significant impact on income... (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - June 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Mengxue Xie, Zhiyong Huang and Wenbin Zang Tags: Research Source Type: research

Intersecting inequalities, gender and adolescent health in Ethiopia
Until recently, global public health initiatives have tended to overlook the ways that social factors shape adolescent health, and particularly how these dynamics affect the specific needs of adolescents in re... (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - June 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Nicola Jones, Kate Pincock, Sarah Baird, Workneh Yadete and Joan Hamory Hicks Tags: Research Source Type: research

Transformative medical education: must community-based traineeship experiences be part of the curriculum? A qualitative study
There are shortcomings in medical practitioners ’ capacity to adapt to the particular needs of people experiencing circumstances of social vulnerability. Clinical traineeships create opportunities for the acqui... (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - June 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Julie Mass é, Sophie Dupéré, Élisabeth Martin and Martine C. Lévesque Tags: Research Source Type: research

Coronavirus disease 19 in minority populations of Newark, New Jersey
The purpose of this study is to report the clinical features and outcomes of Black/African American (AA) and Latino Hispanic patients with Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) hospitalized in an inter-city hosp... (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - June 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Alexis K. Okoh, Christoph Sossou, Neha S. Dangayach, Sherin Meledathu, Oluwakemi Phillips, Corinne Raczek, Michael Patti, Nathan Kang, Sameer A. Hirji, Charles Cathcart, Christian Engell, Marc Cohen, Sandhya Nagarakanti, Eliahu Bishburg and Harpreet S. Gr Tags: Research Source Type: research

The health equity in all policies (HEiAP) approach before and beyond the Covid-19 pandemic in the Italian context
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Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - June 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: R. Bucciardini, B. Contoli, P. De Castro, C. Donfrancesco, L. Falzano, R. Ferrelli, A. M. Giammarioli, B. Mattioli, E. Medda, V. Minardi, G. Minelli, L. Palmieri, R. Pasetto, E. Pizzi, S. Rossi and A. Venerosi Tags: Commentary Source Type: research

Is the allocation of medical and health resources effective? Characteristic facts from regional heterogeneity in China
Over the last decade, the expenditure on public medical and health has increased greatly in China, however, problems as low efficiency and unfairness still exist. How to accurately describe the effectiveness o... (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - June 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Ming Yi, Jiachao Peng, Lian Zhang and Yao Zhang Tags: Research Source Type: research

Health care trajectories and barriers to treatment for patients with end-stage renal disease without health insurance in Mexico: a mixed methods approach
Mexico has the sixth-highest premature death rate from chronic kidney disease (CKD) in the world. From 1990 to 2017, the age-standardized CKD mortality rate jumped from 28.7 to 58.1 per 100,000 inhabitants, ma... (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - June 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Marcela Agudelo-Botero, Mar ía Cecilia González-Robledo, Hortensia Reyes-Morales, Liliana Giraldo-Rodríguez, Mario Rojas-Russell, Dolores Mino-León, Dayan Irene Ocampo-Morales and Rafael Valdez-Ortiz Tags: Research Source Type: research

Who is going to pay the price of Covid-19? Reflections about an unequal Brazil
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused high mortality rates among older people, and in order to avoid a healthcare system crisis, almost all countries worldwide have adopted social isolation measures to prevent the ... (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - June 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Fabiana Ribeiro and Anja Leist Tags: Commentary Source Type: research

Constructing social identity through multiple “us and them”: a grounded theory study of how contextual factors are manifested in the lives of residents of a vulnerable district in Brazil
The association between contextual factors and health inequalities is well documented, also in Brazil. However, questions about how contextual factors actually affect health and well-being persist. The aim of ... (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - June 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Natalia Vincens, Martin Stafstr öm, Efigênia Ferreira and Maria Emmelin Tags: Research Source Type: research

Self-rated health inequalities in the intersection of gender, social class and regional development in Spain: exploring contributions of material and psychosocial factors
This study explores ... (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - June 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: N úria Pedrós Barnils, Eva Eurenius and Per E. Gustafsson Tags: Research Source Type: research

Research priorities in healthcare of persons experiencing homelessness: outcomes of a national multi-disciplinary stakeholder discussion in the United Kingdom
Persons experiencing homelessness (PEH) face up to twelve times higher mortality rates compared to the general population. There is a need to develop, evaluate and implement novel interventions to minimise suc... (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - June 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Parbir Jagpal, Karen Saunders, Gunveer Plahe, Sean Russell, Nigel Barnes, Richard Lowrie and Vibhu Paudyal Tags: Research Source Type: research

An urgent call to address the nutritional status of women and children in Nepal during COVID-19 crises
Due to the ongoing nationwide lockdown in Nepal, women and children face a greater risk of malnutrition and eventually leading to mortality and morbidity. To harness the progress made so far in improving the n... (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - June 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Bindu Panthi, Pratik Khanal, Minakshi Dahal, Sajana Maharjan and Sushil Nepal Tags: Commentary Source Type: research

Extent of and trends in inequalities in child stunting in Sierra-Leone from 2005 to 2013: evidence from demographic and health surveys and multiple indicator cluster surveys
Comprehensive assessment of stunting disparity in Sierra-Leone has not been done so far. We aimed to document extent and over time dynamics of inequality in stunting in Sierra-Leone using approaches that facil... (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - June 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Gebretsadik Shibre, Betregiorigis Zegeye and Jemal Haidar Tags: Research Source Type: research

COVID-19 and informal settlements: an urgent call to rethink urban governance
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Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - June 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: S. Van Belle, C. Affun-Adegbulu, W. Soors, Prashanth N. Srinivas, G. Hegel, W. Van Damme, D. Saluja, I. Abejirinde, E. Wouters, C. Masquillier, H. Tabana, F. Chenge, K. Polman and B. Marchal Tags: Commentary Source Type: research

Inequalities in access to water and soap matter for the COVID-19 response in sub-Saharan Africa
The COVID-19 pandemic has spread rapidly since the first case notification of the WHO in December 2019. Lacking an effective treatment, countries have implemented non-pharmaceutical interventions including soc... (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - June 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Safia S. Jiwani and Daniel A. Antiporta Tags: Short report Source Type: research

Access to skilled attendant at birth and the coverage of the third dose of diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis vaccine across 14 West African countries – an equity analysis
Universal Health Coverage (UHC) remains a critical public health goal that continues to elude many countries of the global south. As countries strive for its attainment, it is important to track progress in va... (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - June 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jacob Albin Korem Alhassan, Oghenebrume Wariri, Egwu Onuwabuchi, Godwin Mark, Yakubu Kwarshak and Eseoghene Dase Tags: Research Source Type: research

Living or deceased-donor kidney transplant: the role of psycho-socioeconomic factors and outcomes associated with each type of transplant
Kidney transplant improves patients ’ survival and quality of life. Worldwide, concern about the equality of access to the renal transplant wait-list is increasing. In Iran, patients have the choice to be place... (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - June 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Abbas Basiri, Maryam Taheri, Alireza Khoshdel, Shabnam Golshan, Hamed Mohseni-rad, Nasrin Borumandnia, Nasser Simforoosh, Mohsen Nafar, Majid Aliasgari, Mohammad Hossein Nourbala, Gholamreza Pourmand, Soudabeh Farhangi and Nastaran Khalili Tags: Research Source Type: research

Salutogenic model of health to identify turning points and coping styles for eating practices in type 2 diabetes mellitus
It is important for people with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM) to eat healthily. However, implementing dietary advice in everyday life is difficult, because eating is not a distinguishable action, but a chain... (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - June 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: C. M. M. Polhuis, L. Vaandrager, S. S. Soedamah-Muthu and M. A. Koelen Tags: Research Source Type: research

Is Nigeria prepared and ready to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic in its conflict-affected northeastern states?
Northeastern Nigeria has over the decade suffered from the Boko Haram insurgency and is still in the process of recovery from the complex humanitarian crisis that has displaced and subjected millions of vulner... (Source: International Journal for Equity in Health)
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health - May 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Salman Jidda Tijjani and Le Ma Tags: Commentary Source Type: research