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  1. Marginalised groups (‘populations outside of mainstream society’) experience severe health inequities, as well as increased risk of experiencing patient safety incidents. To date however no review exists to id...

    Authors: Sudeh Cheraghi-Sohi, Maria Panagioti, Gavin Daker-White, Sally Giles, Lisa Riste, Sue Kirk, Bie Nio Ong, Aaron Poppleton, Stephen Campbell and Caroline Sanders

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2020 19:26

    Content type: Systematic review

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  2. Self-identified race/ethnicity is largely used to identify, monitor, and examine racial/ethnic inequalities. A growing body of work underscores the need to consider multiple dimensions of race – the social con...

    Authors: Kellee White, Jourdyn A. Lawrence, Nedelina Tchangalova, Shuo J. Huang and Jason L. Cummings

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2020 19:25

    Content type: Review

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  3. Social capital is employed as an asset when there is a lack of an efficient health-care system. However, this relationship is not homogeneous and can differ according to the characteristics of individuals and ...

    Authors: Oscar A. Martínez-Martínez and Anidelys Rodríguez-Brito

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2020 19:24

    Content type: Research

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  4. While health worker strikes are experienced globally, the effects can be worst in countries with infrastructural and resource challenges, weak institutional arrangements, underdeveloped organizational ethics c...

    Authors: Dennis Waithaka, Nancy Kagwanja, Jacinta Nzinga, Benjamin Tsofa, Hassan Leli, Christine Mataza, Amek Nyaguara, Philip Bejon, Lucy Gilson, Edwine Barasa and Sassy Molyneux

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2020 19:23

    Content type: Research

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  5. Elderly in need of long-term care tend to have worse health and have higher need of medical care than elderly without need for long-term care. Yet, characteristics associated with long-term care need can imped...

    Authors: Maike Schulz, Jonas Czwikla, Chrysanthi Tsiasioti, Antje Schwinger, Daniel Gand, Guido Schmiemann, Annika Schmidt, Karin Wolf-Ostermann, Stephan Kloep, Franziska Heinze and Heinz Rothgang

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2020 19:22

    Content type: Research

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  6. In New Zealand, health equity is a pressing concern and reaching disadvantaged populations has become the goal to close the inequity gap. Building and strengthening health systems is one way to secure better o...

    Authors: Blessing Kanengoni, Sari Andajani-Sutjahjo and Eleanor Holroyd

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2020 19:21

    Content type: Review

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  7. Following publication of the original article [1], we have been notified that part of the Results part of the Abstract text is mentioned with the mistake.

    Authors: Jacopo Gabani and Lorna Guinness

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2020 19:20

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in International Journal for Equity in Health 2019 18:193

  8. Kenya has prioritized the attainment of universal health coverage (UHC) through the expansion of health insurance coverage by the National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF). In 2015, the NHIF introduced reforms i...

    Authors: Rahab Mbau, Evelyn Kabia, Ayako Honda, Kara Hanson and Edwine Barasa

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2020 19:19

    Content type: Research

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  9. Equitable access to services that promote health and wellbeing is an important component of social justice. A community-engaged participatory qualitative study was conducted in Flint, Michigan, USA, to underst...

    Authors: Maji Hailemariam, Julia W. Felton, Kent Key, DeOnica Greer, Bernadel L. Jefferson, Janice Muhammad, Raven Miller, Fallon Richie, DeWaun Robinson, Sharon Saddler, Bryan Spencer, Monicia Summers, Jonne Mc Coy White and Jennifer E. Johnson

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2020 19:18

    Content type: Research

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  10. As elsewhere in low- and middle-income countries, due to limited fiscal resources, universal health coverage (UHC) remains a challenge in Cambodia. Since 2016, the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) has impl...

    Authors: Haruyo Nakamura, Floriano Amimo, Siyan Yi, Sovannary Tuot, Tomoya Yoshida, Makoto Tobe and Shuhei Nomura

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2020 19:17

    Content type: Study protocol

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  11. The health and aged care workforce must understand and support the diverse needs of older people to enhance their care experience. We previously identified five principles of diversity training for this workfo...

    Authors: Rajna Ogrin, Claudia Meyer, Arti Appannah, Sally McMillan and Colette Browning

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2020 19:16

    Content type: Research

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  12. In sub-Saharan Africa, women are most likely to receive skilled and adequate childbirth care in hospital settings, yet the use of hospital for childbirth is low and inequitable. The poorest and those living fu...

    Authors: Kerry L. M. Wong, Oliver J. Brady, Oona M. R. Campbell, Aduragbemi Banke-Thomas and Lenka Benova

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2020 19:15

    Content type: Research

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  13. Adequate dietary diversity is vital for the survival, growth and development of infants and children. Inadequate dietary diversity is the major cause of micronutrient deficiency in Sub-saharan Africa, includin...

    Authors: Tigist Worku, Kedir Abdela Gonete, Esmael Ali Muhammad and Asmamaw Atnafu

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2020 19:14

    Content type: Research

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  14. Poverty and ill-health are closely inter-related. Existing studies on the poverty-health vicious cycle focus mainly on less developed countries, where the identified mechanisms linking between poverty and ill-...

    Authors: Gary Ka-Ki Chung, Dong Dong, Samuel Yeung-Shan Wong, Hung Wong and Roger Yat-Nork Chung

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2020 19:13

    Content type: Research

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  15. Socially excluded groups are at higher risk of low well-being and poor health. The link between social exclusion and health inequities is complex, and not being involved in society makes it difficult to be rea...

    Authors: Karen Van der Veken, Emelien Lauwerier and Sara Willems

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2020 19:11

    Content type: Research

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  16. Although the beneficial effects of vaccines on equity by socioeconomic status and geography are increasingly well-documented, little has been done to extend these analyses to examine the linkage between vaccin...

    Authors: Allison Portnoy, Samantha Clark, Sachiko Ozawa and Mark Jit

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2020 19:10

    Content type: Research

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  17. Although spatial effects contribute to inequalities in health care service utilisation and other health outcomes in low and middle income countries, there have been no attempts to incorporate the impact of nei...

    Authors: Sung Wook Kim, Hassan Haghparast-Bidgoli, Jolene Skordis-Worrall, Neha Batura and Stavros Petrou

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2020 19:9

    Content type: Research

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  18. Aboriginal women are frequently called upon to support their families and other community members. At times, such supporting roles can be burdensome for these women. Many Aboriginal women live with chronic con...

    Authors: A. Eades, M. L. Hackett, H. Liu, A. Brown, J. Coffin and A. Cass

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2020 19:8

    Content type: Research

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  19. Delayed safe abortion is the most common cause of gynecologic admission in developing countries. The study, therefore, assessed the delay decision for safe abortion and determinant factors among women at healt...

    Authors: Biru Abdissa Mizana, Tsige Woyecha and Samuel Abdu

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2020 19:7

    Content type: Research

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  20. Aging and the chronic non-communicable diseases (NCDs) challenge the Chinese government in the process of providing hospitalization services fairly and reasonably. The Chinese government has developed the basi...

    Authors: Xian-zhi Fu, Lian-ke Wang, Chang-qing Sun, Dong-dong Wang, Jun-jian He, Qi-xin Tang and Qian-yu Zhou

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2020 19:6

    Content type: Research

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  21. Household food insecurity is a potent marker of material deprivation with adverse health consequences. Studies have repeatedly found a strong, independent relationship between owning a home and lower vulnerabi...

    Authors: Andrée-Anne Fafard St-Germain and Valerie Tarasuk

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2020 19:5

    Content type: Research

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  22. In 2004, Ghana implemented a national health insurance scheme (NHIS) as a step towards achieving universal health coverage. In this paper, we assessed the level of enrollment and factors associated with NHIS m...

    Authors: Anthony Kwarteng, James Akazili, Paul Welaga, Philip Ayizem Dalinjong, Kwaku Poku Asante, Doris Sarpong, Samuelina Arthur, Martin Bangha, Jane Goudge and Osman Sankoh

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2019 19:4

    Content type: Research

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  23. Socioeconomic position (SEP) is an important contextual factor in the Stress Process Model of caregiving. However, the basic assumption that low SEP is associated with greater caregiver burden has so far lacke...

    Authors: Hannah Tough, Martin W. G. Brinkhof, Johannes Siegrist and Christine Fekete

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2019 19:3

    Content type: Research

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  24. In the European Union (EU), discrimination based on racial and ethnic origin is prohibited under the Racial Equality Directive. Ireland is one of only three EU countries where a legal duty of equality data col...

    Authors: Ailish Hannigan, Nazmy Villarroel, Maria Roura, Joseph LeMaster, Alphonse Basogomba, Colette Bradley and Anne MacFarlane

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2019 19:2

    Content type: Research

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  25. Hypertension is the leading risk factor for mortality worldwide and is more common in sub-Saharan Africa than any other region. Work to date confirms that a lack of human and material resources for healthcare ...

    Authors: Hayley M. Lynch, Aliza S. Green, Rose Clarke Nanyonga, Darinka D. Gadikota-Klumpers, Allison Squires, Jeremy I. Schwartz and David J. Heller

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2019 18:206

    Content type: Research

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  26. Kidney transplantation is considered best practice treatment for end stage kidney disease (ESKD), however Indigenous patients are substantially less likely to receive either a deceased or live donor kidney tra...

    Authors: Rachael C. Walker, Sally Abel, Annie Reynolds, Suetonia C. Palmer, Curtis Walker and David C. Tipene-Leach

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2019 18:204

    Content type: Systematic review

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  27. Despite a fast-growing economy and the largest anti-malnutrition programme, India has the world’s worst level of child malnutrition. Despite India’s 50% increase in GDP since 1991, more than one third of the w...

    Authors: Shrikant Singh, Swati Srivastava and Ashish Kumar Upadhyay

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2019 18:203

    Content type: Research

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  28. Connecting knowledge with action (KWA) for health equity involves interventions that can redistribute power and resources at local, national, and global levels. Although there is ample and compelling evidence ...

    Authors: Katrina M. Plamondon, C. Susana Caxaj, Ian D. Graham and Joan L. Bottorff

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2019 18:202

    Content type: Review

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  29. Despite the pro-poor health policies in Ethiopia, the utilization of maternal, neonatal, and child health services remains a challenge for the country. Health equity became central in the post-2015 Sustainable...

    Authors: Alem Desta Wuneh, Araya Abrha Medhanyie, Afework Mulugeta Bezabih, Lars Åke Persson, Joanna Schellenberg and Yemisrach Behailu Okwaraji

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2019 18:201

    Content type: Research

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  30. Poverty is associated with increased morbidity related to multiple child and adult health conditions and increased risk of premature death. Despite robust evidence linking income and health, and some recommend...

    Authors: Eva Purkey, Imaan Bayoumi, Helen Coo, Allison Maier, Andrew D. Pinto, Bisola Olomola, Christina Klassen, Shannon French and Michael Flavin

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2019 18:200

    Content type: Research

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  31. Socioeconomic inequalities in health is a widely studied topic. However, epidemiological research tends to focus on one or a few outcomes conditioned on one indicator, overlooking the fact that health inequali...

    Authors: Kinza Degerlund Maldi, Miguel San Sebastian, Per E. Gustafsson and Frida Jonsson

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2019 18:197

    Content type: Research

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  32. Kenya is experiencing persistently high levels of inequity in health and access to care services. In 2018, decades of sustained policy efforts to promote equitable, affordable and quality health services have ...

    Authors: Stefania Ilinca, Laura Di Giorgio, Paola Salari and Jane Chuma

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2019 18:196

    Content type: Research

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  33. Equity seems inherent to the pursuance of universal health coverage (UHC), but it is not a natural consequence of it. We explore how the multidimensional concept of equity has been approached in key global UHC...

    Authors: Elisabeth Paul, Céline Deville, Oriane Bodson, N’koué Emmanuel Sambiéni, Ibrahima Thiam, Marc Bourgeois, Valéry Ridde and Fabienne Fecher

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2019 18:195

    Content type: Research

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  34. In recent decades, financial investment has been made in health-related programs and services to overcome inequities and improve Indigenous people’s wellbeing in Australia and New Zealand. Despite policies aim...

    Authors: Margaret Cargo, Gill Potaka-Osborne, Lynley Cvitanovic, Lisa Warner, Sharon Clarke, Jenni Judd, Amal Chakraborty and Amohia Boulton

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2019 18:194

    Content type: Research

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  35. Access to Liberia’s health system is reliant on out-of-pocket (OOP) health expenditures which may prevent people from seeking care or result in catastrophic health expenditure (CHE). CHE and impoverishment due...

    Authors: Jacopo Gabani and Lorna Guinness

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2019 18:193

    Content type: Research

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    The Correction to this article has been published in International Journal for Equity in Health 2020 19:20

  36. Although migrant health is a topic of interest across Europe and although health care services in Germany consider migrant health issues, people with a migrant background often experience difficulties regardin...

    Authors: Marja Leonhardt, Katja Aschenbrenner, Martin E. Kreis and Johannes C. Lauscher

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2019 18:192

    Content type: Research

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  37. Effective patient engagement has been associated with high quality health care. There is a dearth of evidence around effective engagement with consumers from ethnic minority backgrounds; specifically in relati...

    Authors: Reema Harrison, Merrilyn Walton, Ashfaq Chauhan, Elizabeth Manias, Upma Chitkara, Monika Latanik and Desiree Leone

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2019 18:191

    Content type: Research

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  38. Medicaid, the state-level public insurance in the United States, has widely differing criteria treatment for hepatitis C virus (HCV) such as stage of liver fibrosis, documented sobriety, and specialist consult...

    Authors: Brigg Reilley, Matt Miller, Matt Hudson, Rick Haverkate and Jessica Leston

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2019 18:190

    Content type: Letter to the Editor

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  39. To determine relevant public health actions and to guide intervention priorities, it is of great importance to assess the relative contribution of incidence and lethality to social inequalities in cancer morta...

    Authors: Joséphine Bryere, Laure Tron, Gwenn Menvielle and Guy Launoy

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2019 18:189

    Content type: Research

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  40. The decline in global and between-country health inequality is a major challenge to overcome. However, few studies have systematically investigated the relationship between inequality of health stock and natio...

    Authors: Isma Addi Jumbri, Shinya Ikeda, Masayuki Jimichi, Chika Saka and Shunsuke Managi

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2019 18:188

    Content type: Research

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  41. Horizontal equity in access to public general practitioner (GP) services by socioeconomic group has been addressed econometrically by testing the statement “equal probability of using public GP services for eq...

    Authors: M. A. Negrín, J. Pinilla and I. Abásolo

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2019 18:187

    Content type: Research

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  42. China poverty reduction policy (PRP) addresses two important elements: the targeted poverty reduction (TPA) project since 2015 in line with social assistance policy as national policy; and reducing inequality ...

    Authors: Qi Zou, Xiaoqun He, Zhong Li, Wanchun Xu and Liang Zhang

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2019 18:186

    Content type: Research

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  43. The objective of this research is to analyse trends in horizontal inequity in access to public health services by immigration condition in Spain throughout the period 2006–2017. We focus on “economic immigrant...

    Authors: Jaime Pinilla, Miguel A. Negrín and Ignacio Abásolo

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2019 18:185

    Content type: Research

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  44. Healthy eating behaviour is an essential determinant of overall health. This behaviour is generally poor among people at risk of experiencing food insecurity, which may be caused by many factors including perc...

    Authors: Laura A. van der Velde, Linde A. Schuilenburg, Jyothi K. Thrivikraman, Mattijs E. Numans and Jessica C. Kiefte-de Jong

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2019 18:184

    Content type: Research

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  45. We studied the impact of Community Outreach and Patient Empowerment (COPE) intervention to support Community Health Representatives (CHR) on the clinical outcomes of patients living with diabetes in the Navajo...

    Authors: Letizia Trevisi, John E. Orav, Sidney Atwood, Christian Brown, Cameron Curley, Caroline King, Olivia Muskett, Hannah Sehn, Katrina A. Nelson, Mae-Gilene Begay and Sonya S. Shin

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2019 18:183

    Content type: Research

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