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  1. Content type: Research

    Compared with the Expanded Program on Immunization (EPI) vaccines, the coverage rate of the non-EPI vaccines is still low. The aim of this study is to explore the rural-urban disparity in category II vaccine a...

    Authors: Xinyi Zhang, Zerin Imam Syeda, Zhengyue Jing, Qiongqiong Xu, Long Sun, Lingzhong Xu and Chengchao Zhou

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2018 17:87

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  2. Content type: Research

    There is a lack of focused research on the older population in Ghana and about issues pertaining to their access to healthcare services. Furthermore, information is lacking regarding the fairness in the access...

    Authors: Vincent Dei and Miguel San Sebastian

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2018 17:86

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  3. Content type: Research

    The Safe Motherhood Research Project studies the implementation and scale-up of maternal, newborn and child health (MNCH) initiatives in Jimma Zone, Ethiopia. This qualitative rapid assessment study was undert...

    Authors: Nicole Bergen, Abebe Mamo, Shifera Asfaw, Lakew Abebe, Jaameeta Kurji, Getachew Kiros, Muluemebet Abera, Gebeyehu Bulcha Duguma, Kunuz Haji Bedru, Manisha A. Kulkarni, Ronald Labonté and Sudhakar Morankar

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2018 17:84

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  4. Content type: Research

    Tens of millions of rural “left-behind children (LBC)” in China grow up experiencing prolonged separation from their migrant worker parents. This study aimed to explore how children are affected by parental mi...

    Authors: Chenyue Zhao, Feng Wang, Xudong Zhou, Minmin Jiang and Therese Hesketh

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2018 17:80

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  5. Content type: Research

    Equitable access to primary health care (PHC) is an important component of integrated chronic disease management. Whilst context is known to influence access to PHC, it is poorly researched. The aim of this st...

    Authors: Bernadette Ward, Riki Lane, Julie McDonald, Gawaine Powell-Davies, Jeff Fuller, Sarah Dennis, Rachael Kearns and Grant Russell

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2018 17:78

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  6. Content type: Research

    Disparities in prostate cancer (PCa) outcomes and their links to socioeconomic status (SES) have been intensively studied. A relatively low incidence rate and a high proportion of late-stage diagnosis have bee...

    Authors: Chi-Chen Wu, Ching-Heng Lin, Han-Sun Chiang and Ming-Je Tang

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2018 17:79

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  7. Content type: Research

    Hypertension has become a global health challenge given its high prevalence and but low awareness and detection. Whether the actual prevalence of hypertension has been estimated is important, especially for th...

    Authors: Min Su, Yafei Si, Zhongliang Zhou, Chi Shen, Wanyue Dong, Xiaojing Fan, Xiao Wang and Xiaolin Wei

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2018 17:82

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  8. Content type: Research

    Despite the reputation of Canada’s healthcare system as being accessible to all Canadians, certain populations continue to face inequities within our healthcare system. In addition to promoting fairness, addre...

    Authors: Victoria Nkunu and Kevin J. McLaughlin

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2018 17:81

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  9. Content type: Research

    Suicide is a major global health problem, especially among youth. Suicide is known to be associated with a variety of social, economic, political and religious factors, vary across geographical and cultural re...

    Authors: Hassan Haghparast-Bidgoli, Giulia Rinaldi, Hossein Shahnavazi, Hamid Bouraghi and Aliasghar A. Kiadaliri

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2018 17:77

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  10. Content type: Research

    This study explores the perceived barriers to primary health care as identified among a sample of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) identified individuals and health care providers in Nova...

    Authors: Jacqueline Gahagan and Montse Subirana-Malaret

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2018 17:76

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  11. Content type: Research

    Opioid use is a severe problem in Iran. Despite methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) programs being one of the most important treatment strategies for reducing individual and public harms associated with opio...

    Authors: Maryam Khazaee-Pool, Maryam Moeeni, Koen Ponnet, Arezoo Fallahi, Leila Jahangiri and Tahereh Pashaei

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2018 17:75

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  12. Content type: Research

    Recent studies have explored the influence of socioeconomic inequalities on the diet quality. However, there is lack of evidence regarding the level of inequalities in dietary quality and its main contributing...

    Authors: Aline Veroneze de Mello, Flávia Mori Sarti, Jaqueline Lopes Pereira, Moisés Goldbaum, Chester Luiz Galvão Cesar, Maria Cecilia Goi Porto Alves and Regina Mara Fisberg

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2018 17:72

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  13. Content type: Research

    Public Private Partnerships (PPP) are increasingly utilized as a public health strategy for strengthening health systems and have become a core component for the delivery of TB control services in India, as pr...

    Authors: Solomon Salve, Kristine Harris, Kabir Sheikh and John D. H. Porter

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2018 17:73

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  14. Content type: Research

    Benin and Mali introduced user fee exemption policies focused on caesarean sections (C-sections) in 2005 and 2009, respectively. These policies had a positive impact on access to C-sections and facility based ...

    Authors: Marion Ravit, Martine Audibert, Valéry Ridde, Myriam De Loenzien, Clémence Schantz and Alexandre Dumont

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2018 17:71

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  15. Content type: Research

    Women living with obstetric fistula often live in poverty and in remote areas far from hospitals offering surgical repair. These women and their families face a range of costs while accessing fistula repair, s...

    Authors: Kaji Tamanna Keya, Pooja Sripad, Emmanuel Nwala and Charlotte E. Warren

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2018 17:70

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  16. Content type: Research

    Monitoring financial protection against catastrophic health expenditures is important to understand how health financing arrangements in a country protect its population against high costs associated with acce...

    Authors: Justine Hsu, Gabriela Flores, David Evans, Anne Mills and Kara Hanson

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2018 17:69

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  17. Content type: Review

    Health policy in Australia positions Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workers (AHWs) as central to improving Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples’ health, with high expectations of their c...

    Authors: Stephanie M. Topp, Alexandra Edelman and Sean Taylor

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2018 17:67

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  18. Content type: Research

    Frequent engagement of men in sexual encounters with female sex workers (FSWs) without using condoms places them at a high risk for HIV infection. HIV testing has been noted to be among important strategies to...

    Authors: Nelsensius Klau Fauk, Anastasia Suci Sukmawati, Pius Almindu Leki Berek, Ernawati, Elisabeth Kristanti, Sri Sunaringsih Ika Wardojo, Isaias Budi Cahaya and Lillian Mwanri

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2018 17:68

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  19. Content type: Research

    The long-term impact of user fee removal policies on health service utilization in low- and middle-income countries may vary depending on the context in which they are implemented, including whether there are ...

    Authors: Francis Obare, Timothy Abuya, Dennis Matanda and Ben Bellows

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2018 17:65

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  20. Content type: Commentary

    Community health workers (CHWs) are frequently put forward as a remedy for lack of health system capacity, including challenges associated with health service coverage and with low community engagement in the ...

    Authors: Marta Schaaf, Jonathan Fox, Stephanie M. Topp, Caitlin Warthin, Lynn P. Freedman, Rachel Sullivan Robinson, Sundararaman Thiagarajan, Kerry Scott, Thoko Maboe, Margareth Zanchetta, Ana Lorena Ruano, Maryse Kok and Svea Closser

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2018 17:66

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  21. Content type: Research

    This study aims at quantifying the level and changes over time of inequality in age-specific mortality and life expectancy between the 19 Norwegian counties from 1980 to 2014.

    Authors: Eirin K. Skaftun, Stéphane Verguet, Ole F. Norheim and Kjell A. Johansson

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2018 17:64

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  22. Content type: Research

    Equity of access to and utilization of healthcare across socio-economic groups is important to achieve universal health coverage. Although the utilization of antenatal and delivery care has been increasing in ...

    Authors: Aye Nyein Moe Myint, Tippawan Liabsuetrakul, Thein Thein Htay, Myint Myint Wai, Johanne Sundby and Espen Bjertness

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2018 17:63

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  23. Content type: Research

    Significant health disparities persist regarding new and late Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) diagnoses among sub-Saharan African (SSA) communities in Australia. Personal/cultural beliefs and practices infl...

    Authors: Amy B. Mullens, Jennifer Kelly, Joseph Debattista, Tania M. Phillips, Zhihong Gu and Fungisai Siggins

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2018 17:62

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  24. Content type: Research

    Government health subsidy (GHS) is an effective tool to improve population health in China. Ensuring an equitable allocation of GHS, particularly among the poorer socio-economic groups, is a major goal of Chin...

    Authors: Wenzhe Qin, Lingzhong Xu, Jiajia Li, Long Sun, Gan Ding, Hui Shao and Ningze Xu

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2018 17:61

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