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  1. In the Indian context, a household's caste characteristics are most relevant for identifying its poverty and vulnerability status. Inadequate provision of public health care, the near-absence of health insuran...

    Authors: Subrata Mukherjee, Slim Haddad and Delampady Narayana
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2011 10:1
  2. User fees are a known common barrier to using health services, particularly among the poor. When fees are present, many facilities have waiver systems for poor patients to exempt them from paying. Targeting wa...

    Authors: Laura C Steinhardt and David H Peters
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2010 9:28
  3. Sex and gender sensitive inquiry is critical in pharmaceutical policy due to the sector's historical connection with women's health issues and due to the confluence of biological, social, political, and econom...

    Authors: Devon L Greyson, Annelies RE Becu and Steven G Morgan
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2010 9:26
  4. In resource-poor countries, such as Solomon Islands, the research agenda on health is often dominated by researchers from resource-rich countries. New strategies are needed to empower local researchers to set ...

    Authors: Michelle L Redman-MacLaren, David J MacLaren, Rowena Asugeni, Chillion E Fa'anuabae, Humpress Harrington, Alwin Muse, Richard Speare and Alan R Clough
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2010 9:25
  5. Medical tourism involves patients intentionally leaving their home country to access non-emergency health care services abroad. Growth in the popularity of this practice has resulted in a significant amount of...

    Authors: Rory Johnston, Valorie A Crooks, Jeremy Snyder and Paul Kingsbury
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2010 9:24
  6. Uganda is proposing introduction of the National Health Insurance scheme (NHIS) in a phased manner with the view to obtaining additional funding for the health sector and promoting financial risk protection. I...

    Authors: Juliet Nabyonga Orem and Charlotte Muheki Zikusooka
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2010 9:23
  7. Information about quality of malaria treatment services of different healthcare providers is needed to know how to improve the treatment of malaria since inappropriate service provision leads to increased burd...

    Authors: Obinna Onwujekwe, Eric Obikeze, Benjamin Uzochukwu, Ijeoma Okoronkwo and Ogochukwu C Onwujekwe
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2010 9:22
  8. In all OECD countries, there is a trend to increasing patients' copayments in order to balance rising overall health-care costs. This systematic review focuses on inequalities concerning the amount of out-of-p...

    Authors: Sandro Corrieri, Dirk Heider, Herbert Matschinger, Thomas Lehnert, Elke Raum and Hans-Helmut König
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2010 9:20
  9. Despite recent achievement in economic progress in India, the fruit of development has failed to secure a better nutritional status among all children of the country. Growing evidence suggest there exists a so...

    Authors: Barun Kanjilal, Papiya Guha Mazumdar, Moumita Mukherjee and M Hafizur Rahman
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2010 9:19
  10. Asthma is more common among Indigenous than non-Indigenous Australian adults, but little is known about socioeconomic patterning of asthma within the Indigenous population, or whether it is similar to the non-...

    Authors: Joan Cunningham
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2010 9:18
  11. To better understand income-related inequalities in health care use, it is imperative to identify sources of inequalities and assess the extent to which health care use is still related to income after differe...

    Authors: Hosung Shin and Jinsook Kim
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2010 9:17
  12. Inequities in the utilization of maternal health services impede progress towards the MDG 5 target of reducing the maternal mortality ratio by three quarters, between 1990 and 2015. In Namibia, despite increas...

    Authors: Eyob Zere, Prosper Tumusiime, Oladapo Walker, Joses Kirigia, Chris Mwikisa and Thomas Mbeeli
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2010 9:16
  13. It can be assumed that resettlers (ethnic German immigrants from the Former Soviet Union) show similar smoking patterns as persons in their countries of origin at the time of migration. We analysed how the smokin...

    Authors: Katharina Reiss, Jacob Spallek and Oliver Razum
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2010 9:15
  14. The 1986 Ottawa Charter for Health Promotion coincided with a preponderance of research, worldwide, on the social determinants of health and health inequities. Despite the establishment of a 'health inequities...

    Authors: Patricia A Collins and Michael V Hayes
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2010 9:13
  15. The aim of the present study was to describe the use of prescribed and non prescribed medicines in a non-institutionalised population older than 15 years of an urban area during the year 2000, in terms of age ...

    Authors: Ferran Daban, M Isabel Pasarín, Maica Rodríguez-Sanz, Anna García-Altés, Joan R Villalbí, Corinne Zara and Carme Borrell
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2010 9:12
  16. The health sector in Lebanon suffers from high levels of spending and is acknowledged to be a source of fiscal waste. Lebanon initiated a series of health sector reforms which aim at containing the fiscal wast...

    Authors: Nisreen Salti, Jad Chaaban and Firas Raad
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2010 9:11
  17. Colombia is a lower-middle income country that faces the challenge of addressing health inequalities. This effort includes the task of developing measures of socioeconomic position (SEP) to describe and analys...

    Authors: Catalina González, Tanja AJ Houweling, Michael G Marmot and Eric J Brunner
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2010 9:10
  18. There has been an increasing availability and accessibility of modern health services in rural Bangladesh over the past decades. However, previous studies on the socioeconomic differentials in the utilization ...

    Authors: Ruhul Amin, Nirali M Shah and Stan Becker
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2010 9:9
  19. The New Rural Cooperative Medical Scheme (NRCMS, voluntary health insurance) and the Medical Financial Assistance (MFA, financial relief program) were established in 2003 for rural China. The aim of this study...

    Authors: Wuxiang Shi, Virasakdi Chongsuvivatwong, Alan Geater, Junhua Zhang, Hong Zhang and Daniele Brombal
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2010 9:7
  20. A large body of international research reveals that single mothers experience poorer mental health than their partnered counterparts, with socioeconomic disadvantage identified as an important contributory fac...

    Authors: Ewelina Dziak, Bonnie L Janzen and Nazeem Muhajarine
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2010 9:6
  21. Women's health research strives to make change. It seeks to produce knowledge that promotes action on the variety of factors that affect women's lives and their health. As part of this general movement, import...

    Authors: Olena Hankivsky, Colleen Reid, Renee Cormier, Colleen Varcoe, Natalie Clark, Cecilia Benoit and Shari Brotman
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2010 9:5
  22. Because California has higher managed care penetration and the race/ethnicity of Californians differs from the rest of the United States, we tested the hypothesis that California's lower health plan Consumer A...

    Authors: John Zweifler, Susan Hughes and Rebeca A Lopez
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2010 9:4
  23. Socioeconomic health inequalities in adolescence are not consistently reported. This may be due to the measurement of self-reported general health, which probably fails to fully capture the psychological dimen...

    Authors: Konstantina Magklara, Petros Skapinakis, Dimitrios Niakas, Stefanos Bellos, Anastasia Zissi, Stylianos Stylianidis and Venetsanos Mavreas
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2010 9:3
  24. When patient selection processes determine who can and cannot use healthcare there can be inequalities and inequities in individuals' opportunities to benefit. This paper evaluates the influence of a hospital ...

    Authors: Jennifer A Stewart Williams, Julie E Byles and Kerry J Inder
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2010 9:2
  25. The introduction of rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) has improved the diagnosis and treatment of malaria. However, any successful control of malaria will depend on socio-economic factors that influence its manage...

    Authors: Benjamin SC Uzochukwu, Obinna E Onwujekwe, Nkoli P Uguru, Maduka D Ughasoro and Ogochukwu P Ezeoke
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2010 9:1
  26. It is not clearly evident whether malaria affects the poor more although it has been argued that the poor bear a very high burden of the disease. This study explored the socioeconomic and geographic difference...

    Authors: Obinna Onwujekwe, Benjamin Uzochukwu, Nkem Dike, Chijioke Okoli, Soludo Eze and Ogoamaka Chukwuogo
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2009 8:45
  27. There is an ongoing debate in Germany about the assumption that patients with private health insurance (PHI) benefit from better access to medical care, including shorter waiting times (Lüngen et al. 2008), co...

    Authors: Björn A Kuchinke, Dirk Sauerland and Ansgar Wübker
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2009 8:44
  28. A rural pharmacy initiative (RPI) designed to increase access to medicines in rural Kyrgyzstan created a network of 12 pharmacies using a revolving drug fund mechanism in 12 villages where no pharmacies previo...

    Authors: Brenda Waning, Jason Maddix, Yorghos Tripodis, Richard Laing, Hubert GM Leufkens and Manjusha Gokhale
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2009 8:43
  29. A growing number of developing countries are developing health insurance schemes that aim to protect households, particularly the poor, from financial catastrophe and impoverishment caused by unaffordable medi...

    Authors: Qiang Sun, Xiaoyun Liu, Qingyue Meng, Shenglan Tang, Baorong Yu and Rachel Tolhurst
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2009 8:42
  30. The past decade witnessed great progress in research on health inequities. The most widely cited definition of health inequity is, arguably, the one proposed by Whitehead and Dahlgren: "Health inequalities tha...

    Authors: Ole Frithjof Norheim and Yukiko Asada
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2009 8:40
  31. Uganda implemented health sector reforms to make services more accessible to the population. An assessment of the likely impact of these reforms is important for informing policy. This paper describes the chan...

    Authors: George W Pariyo, Elizabeth Ekirapa-Kiracho, Olico Okui, Mohammed Hafizur Rahman, Stefan Peterson, David M Bishai, Henry Lucas and David H Peters
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2009 8:39
  32. In 2003, Médecins Sans Frontières, the provincial government, and the provincial health authority began a community project to guarantee financial access to primary health care in Karuzi province, Burundi. The...

    Authors: Sophie Lambert-Evans, Frederique Ponsar, Tony Reid, Catherine Bachy, Michel Van Herp and Mit Philips
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2009 8:36
  33. Immigrant elderly are a rapidly growing group in Dutch society; little is known about their health care use. This study assesses whether ethnic disparities in health care use exist and how they can be explaine...

    Authors: Semiha Denktaş, Gerrit Koopmans, Erwin Birnie, Marleen Foets and Gouke Bonsel
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2009 8:35
  34. Efficiency and equity are both important policy objectives in resource allocation. The discipline of health economics has traditionally focused on maximising efficiency, however addressing inequities in health...

    Authors: Katherine S Ong, Margaret Kelaher, Ian Anderson and Rob Carter
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2009 8:34
  35. The inverse association between socioeconomic position (SEP) and health has been extensively explored in Italy; however few studies have been carried out on the relationship between income inequalities and hea...

    Authors: Patrizia Schifano, Chiara Marinacci, Giulia Cesaroni, Valeria Belleudi, Nicola Caranci, Antonio Russo and Carlo A Perucci
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2009 8:33
  36. Minority women, particularly immigrants, have lower cancer screening rates than Caucasian women, but little else is known about cancer screening among immigrant women. Our objective was to assess breast, cervi...

    Authors: Ponnila S Samuel, Jane P Pringle, Nathaniel W James IV, Susan J Fielding and Kathleen M Fairfield
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2009 8:30
  37. Achieving equity by way of improving the condition of the economically poor or otherwise disadvantaged is among the core goals of contemporary development paradigm. This places importance on monitoring outcome...

    Authors: Abbas Bhuiya, SMA Hanifi, Farhana Urni and Shehrin Shaila Mahmood
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2009 8:29
  38. During the last decades research has reported unmotivated differences in the treatment of women and men in various areas of clinical and academic medicine. There is an ongoing discussion on how to avoid such g...

    Authors: Gunilla Risberg, Eva E Johansson and Katarina Hamberg
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2009 8:28
  39. An integrated and comprehensive hospital/community based health programme is presented, aimed at reducing maternal and child mortality and morbidity. It is run as part of a general programme of health care at ...

    Authors: Bjørg Evjen-Olsen, Øystein Evjen Olsen and Gunnar Kvåle
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2009 8:27
  40. Compared to the majority population of a host country, migrants tend to have different health risks and health behaviour. We have hypothesised that these differences diminish with time passed since migration. ...

    Authors: Anna Reeske, Jacob Spallek and Oliver Razum
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2009 8:26
  41. Healthcare utilization has particular relevance as a public health and development issue. Unlike material and human capital, there is little empirical evidence on the utility of social resources in overcoming ...

    Authors: Solome K Bakeera, Sarah P Wamala, Sandro Galea, Andrew State, Stefan Peterson and George W Pariyo
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2009 8:25

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