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Featured collection: Practicing governance towards equity in health systems: LMIC perspectives and experience

New Content ItemThe unifying theme of this new series is a concern for understanding the everyday practice of governance in LMIC health systems. The papers address governance through diverse health policy and system issues, consider actors located at multiple levels of the system and draw on multidisciplinary perspectives. The overall purpose of this series is to provide an empirical and embedded research perspective on governance and equity in health systems.

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Practicing governance towards equity in health systems: LMIC perspectives and experience
Edited by Prof Lucy Gilson and Dr Ana Lorena Ruano

International Journal for Equity in Health 15th Anniversary
Edited by Dr Ana Lorena Ruano, Dr Efrat Shadmi and Dr Leiyu Shi

A panorama of health inequities in Brazil
Edited by Dr James Macinko and Dr Célia Szwarcwald

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At a time when health inequalities across the world are widespread and often increasing, International Journal for Equity in Health provides a highly visible forum where strong evidence relevant to the search for, and attainment of, equity in health can be found. Served by a globally recognized editorial board, the journal publishes research which improves the understanding of issues that influence the health of populations and shapes evidence-based decisions by health policy-makers. 

International Journal for Equity in Health focuses on disseminating influential research which examines the political, policy-related, economic, social, and health systems- and services-related influences, particularly with regard to identifying and understanding the systematic differences in distributions of one or more aspects of health in population groups defined demographically, geographically, or socially.

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Efrat Shadmi, University of Haifa, Israel
Leiyu Shi, Johns Hopkins University, USA

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Ana Lorena Ruano, Bergen University, Norway

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