Tag Archives: Low- and Middle-Income Countries

State of inequality in diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis immunisation coverage in low-income and middle-income countries: a multicountry study of household health surveys

The Lancet Global Health Published online first: 3 August 2016 Abstract / Resumen: Background. Immunisation programmes have made substantial contributions to lowering the burden of disease in children, but there is a growing need to ensure that programmes are equity-oriented. We aimed to provide a detailed update about the state of between-country inequality and within-country economic-related […]

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 […]

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 […]

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

The challenge of extending universal coverage to non-poor informal workers in low- and middle-income countries in Asia

Asia Pacific Observatory on Health Systems and Policies’ policy brief, v. 4, n. 3 2015.

Call for papers / convocatoria: HIV/AIDS Prevention, Care and Treatment in the Region of the Americas: Achievements, Challenges and Perspectives

Special Issue
Pan American Journal of Public Health = Revista Panamericana de Salud Pública
Deadline for submission: 30 April 2016

Health Equity and the post-2015 Agenda in Latin America and the Caribbean

Monday, June 15th (8:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. EST) and Tuesday, June 16th (9:00 a.m. – 12:30 EST)

Policy Brief: Quality of Care – What are effective policy options for governments in low- and middle-income countries to improve and regulate the quality of ambulatory care?

The World Health Organization – Regional Office for the Western Pacific
Asia Pacific Observatory on Health Systems and Policies