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. […]

Social inequalities in health: a proper concern of epidemiology

Abstract Social inequalities are a proper concern of epidemiology. Epidemiological thinking and modes of analysis are central, but epidemiological research is one among many areas of study that provide the evidence for understanding the causes of social inequalities in health and what can be done to reduce them. Understanding the causes of health inequalities requires […]

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. […]

Building a Foundation to Reduce Health Inequities: Routine Collection of Sociodemographic Data in Primary Care

Andrew D. Pinto, Gabriela Glattstein-Young, Anthony Mohamed, Gary Bloch, Fok-Han Leung, Richard H. Glazier J Am Board Fam Med, May-June 2016;29(3):348 –355 Published online: May 2016 Abstract / Resumen: Introduction: Detailed data on social determinants of health can facilitate the identification of inequities in access to health care. We report on a sociodemographic data collection tool […]

Team Grant: Canada-Latin America-Caribbean Zika Virus Program = Subvention d’équipe: Programme sur le virus Zika Canada-Caraïbes-Amérique latine

Important Dates / Dates importantes Application Deadline: 12 July 2016 Anticipated Notice of Decision: 30 September 2016 Funding start date: 1 October 2016  Contact Information / Pour toute demande de renseignements Telephone: 613-954-1968 Toll Free: 1-888-603-4178 Email: Summary: This funding opportunity on Zika virus is in response to the virus outbreak in the Americas […]

The new United Nations approach to sustainable development post-2015: Findings from four overviews of systematic reviews on interventions for sustainable development and health

Luiz A. C. Galvão, Michelle M. Haby, Evelina Chapman, Rachel Clark, Volney Magalhães Câmara, Ronir Raggio Luiz, Francisco Becerra-Posada Rev Panam Salud Publica;39(3),mar. 2016 Published online: May 2016 Objective. To identify reported interventions that facilitate sustainable development and have had a positive impact on health in four areas: sustainable food production; sustainable energy use; sustainable […]

How to do (or not to do)… gender analysis in health systems research

Rosemary Morgan, Asha George, Sarah Ssali, Kate Hawkins, Sassy Molyneux, Sally Theobald  Health Policy Plan. (2016) Published online: 26 April 2016 Abstract / Resumen: Gender—the socially constructed roles, behaviours, activities and attributes that a given society considers appropriate for males, females and other genders—affects how people live, work and relate to each other at all levels, […]