Bridging the gaps: a global review of intersections of violence against women and violence against children

Global Health Action, vol 9 (2016) Published online: 20 June 2016 Abstract / Resumen: Background: The international community recognises violence against women (VAW) and violence against children (VAC) as global human rights and public health problems. Historically, research, programmes, and policies on these forms of violence followed parallel but distinct trajectories. Some have called for efforts […]

Comment – Transgender health: an opportunity for global health equity

The Lancet, June 2016 Published online: 17 June 2016 Abstract / Resumen: The Lancet is publishing its first Series on transgender health. Transgender people live in all countries, but their acceptance by communities and freedom to live with their chosen gender identity or expression varies according to culture and society. This Series, led by Sam Winter […]

Survey to assess the impact of the Equity List (Lista Equidad)

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English Dear Equity List (Lista Equidad) member, We would like to express our sincere gratitude for your participation in the Equity List (Lista Equidad). Ever since the list was created 16 years ago (February 2000), we have been striving to meet the needs of our growing community of subscribers. We’d like to take the opportunity […]

Migrant integration policies and health inequalities in Europe

BMC Public HealthBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted 2016 16:463 Published online: 1 June 2016 Abstract / Resumen: Background: Research on socio-economic determinants of migrant health inequalities has produced a large body of evidence. There is lack of evidence on the influence of structural factors on lives of fragile groups, frequently exposed to health inequalities. […]


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This Timeline is organized in 3 categories: The Equity List (Lista Equidad) milestones : historical messages (such as the very first message from the List), first time mentioned themes, now covered by the List Regional and Global Chapters, Declarations, Goals related to themes covered by the Lista Equidad PAHO/WHO Mandates: Policies, Strategies and Plan of […]

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 […]

Public Health Ethics: Cases Spanning the Globe

Book. Public Health Ethics Analysis. Volume 32016 Published online: April 2016 Abstract This book, published by Springer as part of its Public Health Ethics Analysis series, is a resource for training on public health ethics that alternates presentations on key public health ethics topics with cases from different parts of the world on various ethical […]

Six Practices to Strengthen Evaluation of Global Health Research for Development

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ESSENCE on Health Research Published online: 26 May 2016 Abstract The ESSENCE on Health Research initiative of funders has published a new good practice document: Six Practices to Strengthen Evaluation of Global Health Research for Development. It is the result of 25 funding organizations coming together to agree on best practices and to advocate for […]

Horizons 2030: Equality at the centre of sustainable development

Thirty-sixth session of ECLAC (Mexico City, 23-27 May 2016) United Nations. Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) Published online: May 2016 Overview The world is living a change of era. The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals represent the international community’s response to the economic, distributive and […]

A comprehensive and critical view of conceptual models for access to health services, 1970-2013

Cad. Saúde Pública vol.32 no.5 Rio de Janeiro  2016  Epub May 17, 2016 Published online: May 2016 Abstract The aim of this study was to critically analyze various conceptual models on access to health services described in the literature from 1970 to 2013. A systematic review was conducted on applied and theoretical research publications that explicitly conceptualized access to health services. […]