Category Archives: Universal health coverage

Minding the gaps: health financing, universal health coverage and gender

Authors: Sophie Witter, Veloshnee Govender, TK Sundari Ravindran and Robert Yates Source: Health Policy and Planning, czx063 Published online: 25 July 2017 Abstratct / Resumen: In a webinar in 2015 on health financing and gender, the question was raised why we need to focus on gender, given that a well-functioning system moving towards Universal Health Coverage […]


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 […]


Priority Setting for Universal Health Coverage: We Need Evidence-Informed Deliberative Processes, Not Just More Evidence on Cost-Effectiveness

Int J Health Policy Manag. 2016;5(x):x–x. doi:10.15171/ijhpm.2016.83 Abstract / Resumen: Priority setting of health interventions is generally considered as a valuable approach to support low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) in their strive for universal health coverage (UHC). However, present initiatives on priority setting are mainly geared towards the development of more cost-effectiveness information, and this evidence […]


Policy & Practice Priority-setting for achieving universal health coverage

Bull World Health Organ 2016;94:462–467 Published online: June 2016 Abstract Governments in low- and middle-income countries are legitimizing the implementation of universal health coverage (UHC), following a United Nation’s resolution on UHC in 2012 and its reinforcement in the sustainable development goals set in 2015. UHC will differ in each country depending on country contexts […]


Life expectancy increased by 5 years since 2000, but health inequalities persist – World Health Statistics 2016: Monitoring health for the SDGs

World Health Organization Published online: 19 May 2016 Overview Dramatic gains in life expectancy have been made globally since 2000, but major inequalities persist within and among countries, according to this year’s “World Health Statistics: Monitoring Health for the SDGs”.Life expectancy increased by 5 years between 2000 and 2015, the fastest increase since the 1960s. […]


Social inequalities and access to health: challenges for society and the nursing field

Regina Celia Fiorati, Ricardo Alexandre Arcêncio, Larissa Barros de Souza Rev. Latino-Am. Enfermagem vol.24  Ribeirão Preto  [Brazil] 2016 Published online: April 2016 Abstract:  Objective: to present a critical reflection upon the current and different interpretative models of the Social Determinants of Health and inequalities hindering access and the right to health. Method: theoretical study using critical hermeneutics to […]


9th Annual Health Disparities Institute

National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, University of the Virgin Islands, School of Nursing


Healthy Ageing: Raising Awareness of Inequalities, Determinants, and What Could Be Done to Improve Health Equity

Gerontologist, 2016, Vol. 56, No. S2, S178–S193
Published online: January 2016


2016 Global School Health Rights Litigation course

When: 11-13 June 2016
Where: Georgetown University Law Center. Washington, DC


¿Atención a la salud o la enfermedad? Restableciendo el equilibrio

Salud Pública de México, v. 58, n. 1, p. 84b-88b, ene. 2016.
Published online: Feb 2016