Author Archives: Editor Equity/Equidad

Health Financing Assessment and Policy Analysis toward Universal Health Coverage: A Systematic Review of Qualitative Research

Authors: Minoo Alipouri Sakha, Arash Rashidian, Mohammad Bazyar, Ali Akbari Sari, Shahram Yazdani, Abbas Vosough Moghadam Global Journal of Health Science, Vol 9, No 5 (2017) Published online: 28 September 2016 Abstract / Resumen: BACKGROUND: The aim of this research was to explore policy options from assessing health financing policies toward universal health coverage so as […]


Violence against children in Latin America and Caribbean countries: a comprehensive review of national health sector efforts in prevention and response

Authors: Andrea L. Wirtz, Carmen Alvarez, Alessandra C. Guedes, Luisa Brumana, Cecilie Modvar, Nancy Glass BMC Public Health BMC series – open, inclusive and trusted 2016 16:1006 Published online: 22 September 2016 Abstract / Resumen: Background: Violence against children (VAC) remains a global problem. The health sector has an opportunity and responsibility to be part of […]


Designing a rapid response program to support evidence-informed decision-making in the Americas region: using the best available evidence and case studies

Contribution from our valuable members. Thank you!! Authors: Michelle M. Haby, Evelina Chapman, Rachel Clark, Jorge Barreto, Ludovic Reveiz, John N. Lavis Implementation Science (2016) 11:117 Published online: August 2016 Abstract / Resumen: Background:  The objective of this work was to inform the design of a rapid response program to support evidence-informed decision-making in health policy […]


6th Global Forum on Health Promotion – October 16-17: Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the Ottawa Charter

Contribution from our valuable members. Thank you!! 6th Global Forum on Health Promotion – October 16-17: Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the Ottawa Charter 6e Forum mondial sur la promotion de la santé: Célébration du 30e anniversaire de la Charte d’Ottawa There’s still time to take part in this exciting, international event! Find out more […]


Zika virus: ethics preparedness for old and new challenges

Author: Carla Saenz The Lancet, v. 4, October, 2016 Published online: September, 2016 Abstract / Resumen: Esta breve publicación en inglés reflexiona sobre los desafíos que ha presentado el brote del virus del Zika en la Región de las Américas, las lecciones que se hubieran podido aprender en brotes pasados, el progreso reciente y la necesidad […]


State of inequality in diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis immunisation coverage in low-income and middle-income countries: a multicountry study of household health surveys

The Lancet Global Health Published online first: 3 August 2016 Abstract / Resumen: Background. Immunisation programmes have made substantial contributions to lowering the burden of disease in children, but there is a growing need to ensure that programmes are equity-oriented. We aimed to provide a detailed update about the state of between-country inequality and within-country economic-related […]


Special Announcement

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The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)/ Regional Office of the World Health Organization (WHO) is searching for:  Chief, Special Program, Sustainable Development and Health Equity La Organización Panamericana de la Salud (PAHO)/Oficina Regional de la Organización Mundial de la Salud (OMS) desea cubrir el puesto vacante de: Jefe del Programa Especial, Desarrollo Sostenible y Equidad […]


Flagship Report Leaving no one behind. A critical path for the first 1,000 days of the Sustainable Development Goals

Overseas Development Institute 2016 Published online: July 2016 Overview / Vision General The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will not be met if the poorest and most marginalised people continue to be left behind by progress. Efforts to ensure that no one is left behind are vital in the first 1,000 days – or three years – […]


A Strategic Framework for Utilizing Late-Stage (T4) Translation Research to Address Health Inequities

Ethn Dis. 2016;26(3): 387-394 Published online: July 2016 Abstract / Resumen: Achieving health equity requires that every person has the opportunity to attain their full health potential and no one is disadvantaged from achieving this potential because of social position or other socially determined circumstances. Inequity experienced by populations of lower socioeconomic status is reflected in […]


Special Announcement: Summary of the Equity List Survey Results

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Dear members, On behalf of the Area of Knowledge Management, Bioethics and Research (KBR – PAHO/WHO), we’d like to thank all the Equity List (Lista Equidad) members who took the time to complete the survey (launched in 16 Jun 2016). We received valuable feedback from the survey that will help us continue to provide information […]