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  1. Authors: Isabel Moreira, Montse Ferrer, Gemma Vilagut, Philippe Mortier, Mireia Felez-Nobrega, Joan Domènech-Abella, Josep-Maria Haro and Jordi Alonso
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2023 22:192

    The original article was published in International Journal for Equity in Health 2023 22:136

  2. To alleviate the shortage of caregivers associated with disabled persons, China has implemented a pilot policy for long-term care insurance. This policy has the characteristics of "familialization" and "de-fam...

    Authors: Wenjing Jiang and Hongyan Yang
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2023 22:191
  3. Chronic respiratory diseases are common in Cape Town, South Africa. Yet the experiences of how adults with these conditions, such as asthma or COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease), negotiate the health...

    Authors: Marie Stolbrink, Chantel Streicher, Khanyisa Mcimeli, Brian Allwood, Kevin Mortimer and Martha Chinouya
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2023 22:190
  4. Cancer is a significant public health challenge globally, with nearly 2000 lives lost daily in Africa alone. Without adequate measures, mortality rates are likely to increase. The major challenge for cancer ca...

    Authors: Olabode Omotoso, John Oluwafemi Teibo, Festus Adebayo Atiba, Tolulope Oladimeji, Oluwatomiwa Kehinde Paimo, Farid S. Ataya, Gaber El-Saber Batiha and Athanasios Alexiou
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2023 22:189
  5. With numerous and continuing attempts at adapting diabetes self-management support programmes to better account for underserved populations, its important that the lessons being learned are understood and shar...

    Authors: Ian Litchfield, Tim Barrett, Julian Hamilton-Shield, Theresa Moore, Parth Narendran, Sabi Redwood, Aidan Searle, Suma Uday, Jess Wheeler and Sheila Greenfield
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2023 22:188
  6. Although several manuals and guidelines have been developed to enhance the quality of task-sharing interventions, it remains challenging to train non-professional personnel in mental health and psychosocial su...

    Authors: Unni Marie Heltne, Anna Sarkadi, Lars Lien and Ragnhild Dybdahl
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2023 22:187

    The Correction to this article has been published in International Journal for Equity in Health 2023 22:215

  7. Historical trauma experienced by Indigenous peoples of North America is correlated with health disparities and is hypothesized to be associated with DNA methylation. Massive group traumas such as genocide, los...

    Authors: Mary P. Rogers-LaVanne, Alyssa C. Bader, Alida de Flamingh, Sana Saboowala, Chuck Smythe, Bernadine Atchison, Nathan Moulton, Amelia Wilson, Derek E. Wildman, Alan Boraas, Monica Uddin, Rosita Worl and Ripan S. Malhi
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2023 22:182
  8. Women represent the cornerstone of a family’s overall health. Therefore, supporting women’s health, particularly in pregnancy, is important to promote public health. Emerging data highlight the contribution of...

    Authors: Guillermina Girardi, Monica Longo and Andrew A. Bremer
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2023 22:186
  9. Indonesia implemented one of the world’s largest single-payer national health insurance schemes (the Jaminan Kesehatan Nasional or JKN) in 2014. This study aims to assess the incidence of catastrophic health s...

    Authors: Rifqi Abdul Fattah, Qinglu Cheng, Hasbullah Thabrany, Dwidjo Susilo, Aryana Satrya, Manon Haemmerli, Soewarta Kosen, Danty Novitasari, Gemala Chairunnisa Puteri, Eviati Adawiyah, Andrew Hayen, Lucy Gilson, Anne Mills, Viroj Tangcharoensathien, Stephen Jan, Augustine Asante…
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2023 22:185
  10. Water security is necessary for good health, nutrition, and wellbeing, but experiences with water have not typically been measured. Given that measurement of experiences with food access, use, acceptability, a...

    Authors: Hugo Melgar-Quiñonez, Pablo Gaitán-Rossi, Rafael Pérez-Escamilla, Teresa Shamah-Levy, Graciela Teruel-Belismelis and Sera L. Young
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2023 22:184
  11. Health inequities exist within and between societies at different hierarchical levels. Despite overall improvements in health status in European Union countries, disparities persist among socially, economicall...

    Authors: Dana Hübelová, Jan Caha, Lenka Janošíková and Alice Kozumplíková
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2023 22:183
  12. Socioeconomic status has long been associated with population health and health outcomes. While ameliorating social determinants of health may improve health, identifying and targeting areas where feasible int...

    Authors: William B Weeks, Ji E Chang, José A Pagán, Ann Aerts, James N Weinstein and Juan Lavista Ferres
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2023 22:181
  13. Forced displacement impacts the health, rights and safety of women, which is further compounded by gender inequality. In particular, this has consequences for forcibly displaced women’s reproductive health onc...

    Authors: Arielle Donnelly, Greer Lamaro Haintz, Hayley McKenzie and Melissa Graham
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2023 22:179
  14. Food insecurity continues to be a problem throughout the world. When estimating food insecurity, few studies analyze the contexts where the phenomenon takes place. By bearing in mind levels of marginalization ...

    Authors: Oscar A. Martínez-Martínez, Karol Gil-Vasquez and María Beatriz Romero-González
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2023 22:178
  15. The study aimed to analyze the efficiency and equity of bed utilization in Please check if the section headings are assigned to appropriate levels.China’s healthcare institutions and to compare and analyze the...

    Authors: Hang Zhang, Leiyu Shi, Junyan Yang and Gang Sun
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2023 22:177
  16. Negotiating anti-Tuberculosis treatment is a complicated process comprising daily consumption of multiple medications at stipulated times and dosages, as well as periodic follow-ups and investigations, may not...

    Authors: B Aravind Chandru and Ravi Prasad Varma
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2023 22:176
  17. There is strong international evidence documenting inequities in cancer care for migrant populations. In Australia, there is limited information regarding cancer equity for Culturally and Linguistically Divers...

    Authors: Brighid Scanlon, Jo Durham, David Wyld, Natasha Roberts and Ghasem Sam Toloo
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2023 22:175
  18. At increased risk for poor health outcomes, physical and/or sexual violence, and onward transmission of HIV, women who use drugs and are living with HIV (WWUDHIV) are vulnerable and in need of services. Unders...

    Authors: Nora S. West, Frank Kussaga, Alex Rittenhouse, Brenice Duroseau, Deja Knight, Jessie Mbwambo, Samuel Likindikoki and Haneefa T. Saleem
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2023 22:174
  19. By analyzing how health care leaders in the United States view mobile health programs and their impact on the organization’s bottom line, this study equips those who currently operate or plan to deploy mobile ...

    Authors: Mollie M. Williams, Sarah T. Bui, Josephina S. Lin, Gregory H. Fan and Nancy E. Oriol
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2023 22:173
  20. The pandemic has placed considerable strain on health systems, especially in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), leading to reductions in the availability of routine health services. Emerging evidence su...

    Authors: Xanthe Hunt, Shaffa Hameed, Shailaja Tetali, Luong Anh Ngoc, John Ganle, Lopita Huq, Tom Shakespeare, Tracey Smythe, Zeynep Ilkkursun, Hannah Kuper, Ceren Acarturk, Nanda Kishore Kannuri, Vu Quynh Mai, Rifat Shahpar Khan and Lena Morgon Banks
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2023 22:172
  21. The COVID-19 pandemic substantially magnified the inequity gaps among vulnerable populations. Both public health (PH) and primary health care (PHC) have been crucial in addressing the challenges posed by the p...

    Authors: Dorien Vanden Bossche, Q. Jane Zhao, Sara Ares-Blanco, Maria Pilar Astier Peña, Peter Decat, Naoki Kondo, Madelon Kroneman, Daisuke Nishioka, Ferdinando Petrazzuoli, Guri Rortveit, Emmily Schaubroeck, Stefanie Stark, Andrew D. Pinto and Sara Willems
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2023 22:171
  22. Aging is associated with an increased prevalence of non-communicable chronic diseases (NCDs), functional impairments, and diverse demands for health services. This study analyzed the trends in older adults’ ne...

    Authors: Nina Wu, Xueqin Xie, Min Cai, Youli Han and Shiyong Wu
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2023 22:169
  23. Racial/ethnic inequities along the HIV care continuum persist in the United States despite substantial federal investment. Numerous studies highlight individual and social-level impediments in HIV, but fewer f...

    Authors: Prema Filippone, Samantha Serrano, Stephanie Campos, Robin Freeman, Sabrina R. Cluesman, Khadija Israel, Brianna Amos, Charles M. Cleland and Marya Gwadz
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2023 22:168
  24. Although contraceptive use has increased over 15 years, discontinuation rates remain high. Contraceptive use is becoming more important when addressing unmet need for family planning. Social accountability, de...

    Authors: Petrus S. Steyn, Joanna Paula Cordero, Dela Nai, Donat Shamba, Kamil Fuseini, Sigilbert Mrema, Ndema Habib, My Huong Nguyen and James Kiarie
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2023 22:167
  25. In China, rural residents experience poorer health conditions and a higher disease burden compared to urban residents but have lower healthcare services utilization. Rather than an insurance focus on enhanced ...

    Authors: Peizhe Yan, Fenghang Li, Stephen Nicholas, Elizabeth Maitland, Jialong Tan, Chen Chen and Jian Wang
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2023 22:166
  26. The Government of Kerala in 2017 launched the Aardram Mission with the aim to revamp public health delivery in the State. A key strategy under the mission was its focus on comprehensive primary health care to ...

    Authors: Sreenidhi Sreekumar
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2023 22:165
  27. Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality globally. The extent to which CVD affects the population’s health varies across countries. Moreover, quantitative estimates of the tre...

    Authors: Penghong Deng, Yu Fu, Mingsheng Chen, Dong Wang and Lei Si
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2023 22:164
  28. Belize has the highest national prevalence of type 2 diabetes (T2D) of Central and South America, and fifth direst in the world. T2D is the leading cause of death in Belize, a country facing burdens of increas...

    Authors: Lindsay P. Allen, Lucia Ellis, Christophe Engleton, Valerie Lynette Valerio and Andrew R. Hatala
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2023 22:163
  29. Gender minority (GM; individuals whose gender is not aligned with that traditionally associated with the sex that was assigned to them at birth) people have widely reported mistreatment in healthcare settings....

    Authors: Kristen D. Clark, Mitchell R. Lunn, Jordon D. Bosse, Jae M. Sevelius, Carol Dawson-Rose, Sandra J. Weiss, Micah E. Lubensky, Juno Obedin-Maliver and Annesa Flentje
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2023 22:162
  30. In 2020 COVID-19 was the third leading cause of death in the United States. Increases in suicides, overdoses, and alcohol related deaths were seen—which make up deaths of despair. How deaths of despair compare...

    Authors: Parker Entrup, Leon Brodsky, Candice Trimble, Stephanie Garcia, Nasra Mohamed, Megan Deaner, J. P. Martell, Julie Teater, Ayana Jordan, Jeanette M. Tetrault and O. Trent Hall
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2023 22:161
  31. Life expectancy (LE) has usually been used as a metric to monitor population health. In the last few years, metrics such as Quality-Adjusted-Life-Expectancy (QALE) and Health-Adjusted-Life- Expectancy (HALE) h...

    Authors: Manuel Antonio Espinoza, Rodrigo Severino, Carlos Balmaceda, Tomas Abbott and Baltica Cabieses
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2023 22:160
  32. Being overweight and obesity are considered serious public health concerns worldwide. At the population level, factors contributing to overweight as well as the differences in overweight between men and women ...

    Authors: Fethi Mohammed Yusuf, Miguel San Sebastián and Masoud Vaezghasemi
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2023 22:159
  33. Socially disadvantaged patients may lack self-efficacy to navigate a complex health system making them vulnerable to healthcare inequity. We aimed to develop an Index of social vulnerability that predicts incr...

    Authors: Jeannie Haggerty, Simona C. Minotti and Fatima Bouharaoui
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2023 22:157
  34. Cervical cancer is the fourth most common cancer worldwide. Organized screening has achieved significant reductions in cervical cancer incidence and mortality in many high-income countries (HICs). But the gap ...

    Authors: Namanou Ines Emma Woks, Musi Merveille Anwi, Taal Bernard Kefiye, Dohbit Julius Sama and Angel Phuti
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2023 22:156
  35. Turnover problems among primary health care workers are a significant contributor to the shortage of health human resources. This study aims to determine the relationship between job stress and turnover intent...

    Authors: Liangwen Ning, Huanhuan Jia, Shang Gao, Minghui Liu, Jiaying Xu, Sangyangji Ge, Ming Li and Xihe Yu
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2023 22:155
  36. Peru is one of the 20 countries that has significantly reduced maternal mortality before the pandemic due to implementing policies to strengthen maternal health care, mainly in rural areas with greater poverty...

    Authors: Angel Oswaldo Lazo-Gonzales, Tania Sarmiento-Casavilca, Olga Elena Espinosa-Henao, Maria Guadalupe Ruelas-González and Jacqueline Elizabeth Alcalde-Rabanal
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2023 22:154
  37. Inequality of opportunity (IOp) stemming from social circumstances exists in outpatient service utilization for the multimorbid elderly in China. However, little is known regarding the magnitude of the IOp and...

    Authors: Kangkang Zhang, Hua You, Linxiang Yu, Qifeng Wu and Xinpeng Xu
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2023 22:153
  38. Epidemics impact individuals unevenly across race, gender, and sexuality. In addition to being more vulnerable to COVID-19 infection, evidence suggests racialized gender and sexual minorities experienced dispr...

    Authors: Cornel Grey, Ian Liujia Tian, Shayna Skakoon-Sparling, Emerich Daroya, Ben Klassen, David Lessard, Mark Gaspar, Jad Sinno, Jordan M. Sang, Amaya Perez-Brumer, Nathan J. Lachowsky, David M. Moore, Jody Jollimore, Trevor A. Hart, Joseph Cox and Daniel Grace
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2023 22:152
  39. In low-and middle-income countries, migrants are confronted with health needs which affect the promotion of their well-being and healthy lives. However, not much is known about the health needs of migrant fema...

    Authors: Rhanda Kyerewaa Opuni, Dina Adei, Anthony Acquah Mensah, Ronald Adamtey and Williams Agyemang-Duah
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2023 22:151
  40. This study aimed to examine the direct and indirect pathways from childhood socioeconomic status (SES) to the prevalence of edentulism in mid-to-late age Chinese individuals using structural equation modeling ...

    Authors: Xiaoning Zhang, Shuping Dai, Xue Jiang, Wenhao Huang, Qiong Zhou and Sheng Wang
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2023 22:150
  41. Inequity in maternal-child health services is a challenge to global health as it hinders the achievement of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Universal Health Coverage. Though the Association of Southea...

    Authors: Yikai Feng, Mailikezhati Maimaitiming, Junyi Shi, Minmin Wang, Na Li, Yinzi Jin and Zhi-Jie Zheng
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2023 22:149
  42. Food insecurity is a significant risk factor for chronic and infectious diseases. It is also a barrier to accessing healthcare because food insecurity tends to co-occur with other socioeconomic disadvantages. ...

    Authors: Hwi Choe and Tae-Young Pak
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2023 22:148
  43. Research on the needs of people with disability is scarce, which promotes inadequate programs. Community Based Inclusive Development interventions aim to promote rights but demand a high level of community par...

    Authors: Andreas Bachfischer, Martha Cecilia Barbosa, Angel Alberto Riveras Rojas, Reinaldo Bechler, Eva-Maria Schwienhorst-Stich, Christa Kasang, Anne Simmenroth and Sandra Parisi
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2023 22:147
  44. Public assistance recipients have diverse and complex needs for health and social support in addition to financial support. Segmentation, which means dividing the population into subgroups (segments) with simi...

    Authors: Keiko Ueno, Daisuke Nishioka, Junko Saito, Shiho Kino and Naoki Kondo
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2023 22:146
  45. Lung cancer is the main cause of cancer mortality worldwide and in Spain. Several previous studies have documented socio-economic inequalities in lung cancer mortality but these have focused on specific provin...

    Authors: Daniel Redondo-Sánchez, Pablo Fernández-Navarro, Miguel Rodríguez-Barranco, Olivier Nuñez, Dafina Petrova, Juan Manuel García-Torrecillas, Jose Juan Jiménez-Moleón and María-José Sánchez
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2023 22:145
  46. Thailand’s Universal Health Coverage (UHC) has been achieved since 2002 when the entire population are covered by three main public health security schemes: (1) Civil Servant Medical Benefit Scheme (CSMBS); (2...

    Authors: Sirinya Kaikeaw, Sureeporn Punpuing, Chalermpol Chamchan and Pramote Prasartkul
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2023 22:144

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