Category Archives: Americas

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


Health inequalities by gradients of access to water and sanitation between countries in the Americas, 1990 and 2010

Rev Panam Salud Publica;38(5),nov. 2015


Digital Technology, Social Media, the Social Determinants of Health and Health Equity: A Survey of Public Health = Technologie numérique, médias sociaux et déterminants sociaux de la santé et équité en santé : un sondage sur la santé publique

The National Collaborating Centre for Determinants of Health (NCCDH), Canada

The survey will remain open until = Le sondage restera en ligne jusqu’au February 5, 2016