Tag Archives: Equity in Health

Tracking progress towards universal coverage for women’s, children’s and adolescents’ health: The 2017 Report (Countdown to 2030)

United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the World Health Organization (WHO) Published online: February 2018 ISBN: 978-92-806-4921-5 Countdown to 2030 tracks coverage levels for health interventions proven to reduce maternal, newborn and child mortality. It calls on governments and development partners to be accountable, identifies knowledge gaps, and proposes new actions to achieve universal coverage […]


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 […]


Moving toward the universal health coverage: A strategy to expedite health equity

Journal of Medical Society, 2016, 30 (1): 70-71
Published online: 5 February 2016


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


Moving global health forward in academic institutions

J Glob Health. 2016 Jun; 6(1): 010409
Published online: 20 February 2016


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


Policy Brief: Anchoring universal health coverage in the right to health: What difference would it make?

World Health Organization


Charting the evolution of approaches employed by the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunizations (GAVI) to address inequities in access to immunization: a systematic qualitative review of GAVI policies, strategies and resource allocation mechanisms through an equity lens (1999–2014)

BMC Publich Health, 2015, 15:1198


Social determinants and inequalities in tuberculosis incidence in Latin America and the Caribbean

Rev Panam Salud Publica. 2015;38(3):177–85
Published online: November 2015