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Volume 21 Supplement 3

COVID-19 and inequality

Research

Publication of this supplement was funded by the Global Affairs Canada (GAC). The articles have undergone the journal's standard peer review process for supplements. The Supplement Editors were not involved in the peer review of any supplement articles they co-authored. No other competing interests were declared.

Edited by Ahmad Reza Hosseinpoor, Devaki Nambiar, Katherine Kirkby, Ana Lorena Ruano, and Stephen Mac Feely.


  1. Health and care workers (HCWs) are at the forefront of COVID-19 response, at high risk of infection, and as a result they are a priority group for COVID-19 vaccination. This paper presents the global patterns ...

    Authors: Maria Sarah Nabaggala, Tapas Sadasivan Nair, Marta Gacic-Dobo, Amani Siyam, Khassoum Diallo and Mathieu Boniol
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2022 21(Suppl 3):147
  2. Discriminatory health systems and inequalities in service provision inevitably create barriers for certain populations in a health emergency. Persons with disabilities have been disproportionately affected by ...

    Authors: Emma Pearce, Kaloyan Kamenov, Darryl Barrett and Alarcos Cieza
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2022 21(Suppl 3):149
  3. The coronavirus pandemic has exposed existing social inequalities in relation to disease preventive behaviors, risk of exposure, testing and healthcare access, and consequences as a result of illness and conta...

    Authors: Katherine Kirkby, Nicole Bergen, Cecilia Vidal Fuertes, Anne Schlotheuber and Ahmad Reza Hosseinpoor
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2022 21(Suppl 3):158
  4. In January 2020, SARS-CoV-2 virus was identified as a cause of an outbreak in China. The disease quickly spread worldwide, and the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the pandemic in March 2020.

    Authors: Maya Allan, Maja Lièvre, Henry Laurenson-Schaefer, Stéphane de Barros, Yuka Jinnai, Sophie Andrews, Thomas Stricker, Jesus Perez Formigo, Craig Schultz, Anne Perrocheau and Julia Fitzner
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2022 21(Suppl 3):167

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4.767 - 5-year Impact Factor
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