Category Archives: Americas

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: support@cihr-irsc.gc.ca Summary: This funding opportunity on Zika virus is in response to the virus outbreak in the Americas […]


Launch and Panel Discussion “Review of Equity and Health Inequalities in the Americas”

This entry was posted in Equity, Health Inequalities by Editor Equity/Equidad.

Pan American Health Organization DATE: Wednesday, 11 May 2016 TIME: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm (EST) – time zone converter (click here) VIRTUAL LINK:  http://www.livestream.com/paho (English) Overview: The Cross-Cutting Themes Working Group at the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) cordially invites you to attend the launch of the PAHO-commissioned Review of Equity and […]


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 […]


Observatory on measuring health inequalities and equity analysis in Colombia

Colombia, Ministerio de Salud y Protección Social Coord. editorial: Juan Carlos Rivillas-Garcia, Diana Catalina Mesa-Lopera, Martha Lucia Ospina-Martínez ISBN: 978-958-8903-38-5 Published online: March 2016 Abstract: In 2015, the Government of Colombia launched the Observatory for Measuring Health Inequalities and Equity Analysis in Colombia (ODES for its acronym in Spanish), as an additional tool to contribute […]


9th Annual Health Disparities Institute

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


Enhancing evidence informed policymaking in complex health systems: lessons from multi-site collaborative approaches

Health Research Policy and Systems 14 (2016): 20
Published online: 17 March 2016


4th Global Symposium on Health Systems Research

Where: Vancouver, Canada
When: on 14-18 November 2016


Advancing health equity to improve health: The time is now

CCDR: Volume 42S-1, Feb, 2016: Social Determinants of Health
Published online: 18 February 2016


Determinants of equity in financing medicines in Argentina: an empirical study

Cad. Saúde Pública [online]. 2016, vol.32, n.1
Published online: 16 February 2016


Strategies for Reducing Health Disparities — Selected CDC-Sponsored Interventions, United States, 2016

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Published online: February 2016