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  1. Gender-transformative health interventions that involve men and boys are gaining global reach, adaptability to specific geographical, population and epidemiological contexts, public endorsement, and conceptual...

    Authors: Julia Zielke, Stephanie Batram-Zantvoort, Oliver Razum and Céline Miani
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2023 22:139
  2. The Ventanillas de Salud (VDS – “Health Windows”) are a culturally sensitive outreach program within the 49 Mexican Consulates in the United States that provides information and health care navigation support ...

    Authors: Pablo Gaitán-Rossi, Mireya Vilar-Compte and Arturo Vargas Bustamante
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2023 22:138
  3. The challenges presented by multimorbidity continue to rise in the United States. Little is known about how the relative contribution of individual chronic conditions to multimorbidity has changed over time, a...

    Authors: Mursal A. Mohamud, David J.T. Campbell, James Wick, Alexander A. Leung, Gabriel E. Fabreau, Marcello Tonelli and Paul E. Ronksley
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2023 22:137
  4. Understanding the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on health involves conducting longitudinal studies to evaluate the inequalities that may have been exacerbated by the pandemic. The purpose of this study was to ...

    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 22:136

    The Correction to this article has been published in International Journal for Equity in Health 2023 22:192

  5. Disasters have an unequal impact on the population because of differences in conditions of vulnerability, exposure, and capacity. Migrants and women are among the groups that are at greater risk for and dispro...

    Authors: Monica Trentin, Elena Rubini, Awsan Bahattab, Mariarosa Loddo, Francesco Della Corte, Luca Ragazzoni and Martina Valente
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2023 22:135
  6. Existing evidence on the role of community health workers (CHWs) in primary healthcare originates primarily from the United States, Canada and Australia, and from low- and middle-income countries. Little is kn...

    Authors: Tijs Van Iseghem, Ilka Jacobs, Dorien Vanden Bossche, Peter Delobelle, Sara Willems, Caroline Masquillier and Peter Decat
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2023 22:134
  7. Ensuring healthcare systems provide equitable, high quality care is critical to their users’ overall health and wellbeing. Typically, systems use various performance frameworks and related indicators to monito...

    Authors: Nakia K. Lee-Foon, Victoria Haldane and Adalsteinn Brown
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2023 22:133
  8. Lung cancer mortality in European countries shows different epidemiological patterns according to sex and socioeconomic variables. Some countries show decreasing rates in both sexes, while others show a delaye...

    Authors: Juan Antonio Córdoba-Doña, Encarnación Benítez-Rodríguez, Antonio Escolar-Pujolar and Vanessa Santos-Sánchez
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2023 22:132
  9. Disadvantaged populations (such as women from minority ethnic groups and those with social complexity) are at an increased risk of poor outcomes and experiences. Inequalities in health outcomes include preterm...

    Authors: Zahra Khan, Zoe Vowles, Cristina Fernandez Turienzo, Zenab Barry, Lia Brigante, Soo Downe, Abigail Easter, Seeromanie Harding, Alison McFadden, Elsa Montgomery, Lesley Page, Hannah Rayment-Jones, Mary Renfrew, Sergio A. Silverio, Helen Spiby, Nazmy Villarroel-Williams…
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2023 22:131
  10. To evaluate if existing Australian public policy related to screening, diagnosis, treatment and follow up care for breast cancer addresses the needs of and outcomes for Indigenous1 women?

    Authors: Vita Christie, Lynette Riley, Deb Green, Kylie Snook, Mandy Henningham, Boe Rambaldini, Janaki Amin, Chris Pyke, Megan Varlow, Sally Goss, John Skinner, Ross O’Shea, Deb McCowen and Kylie Gwynne
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2023 22:129
  11. Absolute income is commonly used in studies of health inequalities, however it does not reflect spending patterns, debts, or expectations. These aspects are reflected in measures concerning perceived income in...

    Authors: Rachelle Meisters, Polina Putrik, Daan Westra, Hans Bosma, Dirk Ruwaard and Maria Jansen
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2023 22:128
  12. Although risk factors for differences in SARS-CoV-2 infections between migrant and non-migrant populations in high income countries have been identified, their relative contributions to these SARS-CoV-2 infect...

    Authors: Felix P. Chilunga, Sophie Campman, Henrike Galenkamp, Anders Boyd, Renee Bolijn, Tjalling Leenstra, Charles Agyemang, Ellen Uiters, Maria Prins and Karien Stronks
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2023 22:127
  13. Assessing disparities in injury is crucial for injury prevention and for evaluating injury prevention strategies, but efforts have been hampered by missing data. This study aimed to show the utility and reliab...

    Authors: Yang Liu, Amy F. Wolkin, Marcie-jo Kresnow and Thomas Schroeder
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2023 22:126
  14. Although most Latin American and the Caribbean (LAC) countries made important progress in maternal and child health indicators from the 1990s up to 2010, little is known about such progress in the last decade....

    Authors: Oscar J. Mujica, Antonio Sanhueza, Liliana Carvajal-Velez, Luis Paulo Vidaletti, Janaína C. Costa, Aluísio J. D. Barros and Cesar G. Victora
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2023 22:125
  15. Type 2 Diabetes (T2DM) prevalence is increasing in low- and middle-income countries along with high levels of obesity which vary according to socioeconomic and contextual characteristics. We aim to estimate th...

    Authors: Marta Puig-García, Cintia Caicedo-Montaño, Mónica Márquez-Figueroa, Elisa Chilet-Rosell, Gregorio Montalvo-Villacis, Ikram Benazizi-Dahbi, Andrés Peralta, Ana Lucía Torres-Castillo and Lucy Anne Parker
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2023 22:124
  16. Although prior research has provided insights into the association between country-level factors and health inequalities, key research gaps remain. First, most previous studies examine subjective rather than o...

    Authors: Dung D. Le, Nekehia T. Quashie, Martina Brandt and Yoko Ibuka
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2023 22:123
  17. In 2015, a Brisbane tertiary hospital’s cardiac unit implemented a new model of multidisciplinary care (Better Cardiac Care (BCC)) for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients. Since then, clinical indic...

    Authors: Warren Jennings, Sonya Egert, Celestine Fisher, Sonia Renouf, Vivian Bryce, Sean Grugan, William Wang and Deborah Askew
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2023 22:122
  18. The enduring threat of maternal mortality to health worldwide and in the Americas has been recognized in the global and regional agendas and their targets to 2030. To inform the direction and amount of effort ...

    Authors: Antonio Sanhueza, Oscar J. Mujica, Patricia N. Soliz, Adrienne L. Cox and Bremen de Mucio
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2023 22:121
  19. Over the past 25 years, the spectrum of diseases in China has rapidly changed from infectious to non-communicable diseases (NCDs). This study aimed to identify the prevalence of chronic diseases over the past ...

    Authors: Long Xue, Min Cai, Qinqin Liu, Xiaohua Ying and Shiyong Wu
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2023 22:120
  20. With their close connection to community and increasing preventive health remit, local governments are well positioned to implement policies and programs to address health inequities. Nevertheless, there is a ...

    Authors: Sally Schultz, Christina Zorbas, Anna Peeters, Serene Yoong and Kathryn Backholer
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2023 22:119
  21. Integration of sex and gender into health research is best practice for designing and conducting equitable, rigorous scientific research. Many evidence-based resources exist to support researchers in this ende...

    Authors: Irene Göttgens, Jasmijn A.M. Sleutjes, Katelynn E. Boerner, Lena D. Sialino and Natália Valdrighi
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2023 22:118
  22. Health insurance is mandatory in Germany; nevertheless, many individuals there have no health insurance and depend on a parallel healthcare structure. Voluntary associations, such as MediNetz and healthcare vo...

    Authors: Mathilde Stötzler and Andrea Kaifie
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2023 22:117
  23. Health inequalities are ubiquitous, and as countries seek to expand service coverage, they are at risk of exacerbating existing inequalities unless they adopt equity-focused approaches to service delivery.

    Authors: Luke N. Allen, Oathokwa Nkomazana, Sailesh Kumar Mishra, Michael Gichangi, David Macleod, Jacqueline Ramke, Nigel Bolster, Ana Patricia Marques, Hilary Rono, Matthew Burton, Min Kim, Bakgaki Ratshaa, Sarah Karanja, Ari Ho-Foster and Andrew Bastawrous
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2023 22:116
  24. Minority social status determined by religion, caste and tribal group affiliations, are usually treated as independent dimensions of inequities in India. This masks relative privileges and disadvantages at the...

    Authors: Pritha Chatterjee, Jarvis Chen, Aisha Yousafzai, Ichiro Kawachi and S. V. Subramanian
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2023 22:115
  25. In China, Community Health Centers (CHCs) provide primary healthcare (PHC); however, few studies have examined the quality of PHC services experienced by migrant patients. We examined the potential association...

    Authors: Yongjun Huo, Xun Kang, Chenyang Zhong, Leiyu Shi, Ruqing Liu and Ruwei Hu
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2023 22:114
  26. Hepatitis C is curable with direct-acting antivirals (DAAs). However, treatment uptake remains low among marginalized populations such as people who inject drugs. We sought to understand challenges to treatmen...

    Authors: Tony Antoniou, Cheryl Pritlove, Dana Shearer, Mina Tadrous, Hemant Shah and Tara Gomes
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2023 22:112

    The Correction to this article has been published in International Journal for Equity in Health 2023 22:214

  27. Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) is critical in controlling the COVID-19 pandemic and is one of the pillars of the WHO COVID-19 Strategic Preparedness and Response Plan 2020. We conducted an Intra-Action...

    Authors: Rebecca Racheal Apolot, Simon Ssentamu Kaddu, Egmond Samir Evers, Paul Debashish, S. M. Niaz Mowla, Sabbir Ahmed, Aritra Das, Abu Toha M. R. H. Bhuiyan, Md Mahbubur Rahman, Anupam Barua, Allen Gidraf Kahindo Maina, Murad Sultan, Marsela Nyawara, Victoria Willet and Kai Von Harbou
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2023 22:111
  28. Hong Kong has a relatively low incidence rate of COVID-19 across the globe. Nevertheless, ethnic minorities in Hong Kong, especially South Asians (SAs) and Southeast Asians (SEAs), face numerous physical, ment...

    Authors: Roger Yat-Nork Chung, Tobey Tsz-Yan Lee, Siu-Ming Chan, Gary Ka-Ki Chung, Yat-Hang Chan, Samuel Yeung-Shan Wong, Eric Lai, Hung Wong, Eng Kiong Yeoh, Michael Marmot and Jean Woo
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2023 22:110
  29. Although Zambia has achieved notable improvements in reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health (RMNCH), continued efforts to address gaps are essential to reach the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030...

    Authors: Andrea K. Blanchard, Choolwe Jacobs, Mwiche Musukuma, Ovost Chooye, Brivine Sikapande, Charles Michelo, Ties Boerma and Fernando C. Wehrmeister
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2023 22:109
  30. Access to water and sanitation is a basic human right; however, in many parts of the world, communities experience water, sanitation, and hygiene (WaSH) insecurity. While WaSH insecurity is prevalent in many l...

    Authors: Lourdes Johanna Avelar Portillo, Georgia L. Kayser, Charlene Ko, Angelica Vasquez, Jimena Gonzalez, Diego Jose Avelar, Nayib Alvarenga, Meredith Franklin and Yao-Yi Chiang
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2023 22:108
  31. Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) can impose a substantial financial burden to households in the absence of an effective financial risk protection mechanism. The national health insurance fund (NHIF) has includ...

    Authors: Robinson Oyando, Vincent Were, Hillary Koros, Richard Mugo, Jemima Kamano, Anthony Etyang, Adrianna Murphy, Kara Hanson, Pablo Perel and Edwine Barasa
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2023 22:107
  32. The Leave No One Behind (LNOB) agenda compels sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) implementers to focus on the multiple and intersecting forms of discrimination and inequalities. One strategy to a...

    Authors: Victoria Boydell, Joseph Holden, Ginny Robins, Joyce Mumah, Barnabas Abok, Sandra Mudhune, Caroline Guinard, Heidi Quinn and Meghan Bishop
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2023 22:106
  33. Nepal has committed to achieving universal coverage of quality maternal and newborn health (MNH) services by 2030. Achieving this, however, requires urgently addressing the widening inequity gradient in MNH ca...

    Authors: Resham B Khatri, Yibeltal Assefa and Jo Durham
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2023 22:105
  34. Promoting the high-quality development (HQD) of undertakings for the aged is an important action to proactively respond to the rapid population aging in China. This study analyzes spatial differentiation and d...

    Authors: Rong Peng, Jianhang Huang, Xueqin Deng and Yingying Wang
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2023 22:104
  35. An epidemic of type 2 diabetes in remote Aboriginal people in Central Australia, contributes to high rates of morbidity and mortality. Remote non-Aboriginal Health Care Workers (HCW) and the Aboriginal people ...

    Authors: Mary Wicks, Christine Hampshire, Jeannie Campbell, Louise Maple-Brown and Renae Kirkham
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2023 22:103
  36. Barriers to accessing health care result in advanced cervical cancer. In Sao Paulo, Brazil, the Index of Social Responsibility (ISR) synthesizes the situation of each town concerning wealth, education, and lon...

    Authors: Juan Fernando Galindo, Giovana Moura Formigari, Luiz Carlos Zeferino, Carla Fabrine Carvalho, Edson Luiz Ursini and Diama Bhadra Vale
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2023 22:102
  37. Violence is a worldwide public health challenge and has been linked to depression in many settings. Depression is higher in women and differential exposure to violence is a potential risk factor – especially i...

    Authors: Matías Mrejen, Leonardo Rosa, Dayana Rosa and Thomas Hone
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2023 22:100
  38. Despite a high burden of chronic and mental illness, asylum-seekers show low utilization of ambulatory specialist healthcare. Forgoing timely healthcare when facing access barriers may direct them toward emerg...

    Authors: Nora Gottlieb and Martin Siegel
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2023 22:99
  39. Changes in China’s health care system in the last three decades was remarkable. The current study aims on examine the change of equality of health care utilization in mainland China based on a nationwide house...

    Authors: Ming Wu, Ju Huang, Hongqiao Fu, Xueqin Xie and Shiyong Wu
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2023 22:98
  40. High rates of emergency department (ED) use by older adults persist despite attempts to improve accessibility of appropriate and comprehensive care. Understanding the drivers of ED visits from the perspective ...

    Authors: Krystal Kehoe MacLeod, Karyle Nama Flores and Kavish Chandra
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2023 22:97
  41. Enhancing health intervention for floating populations has become an essential aspect of public health around the world. China launched a policy reform aimed at implementing immediate reimbursement for trans-p...

    Authors: Wen He
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2023 22:96
  42. Authors: Maya Allan, Maja Lièvre, Henry Laurenson-Schafer, 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 2023 22:95

    The original article was published in International Journal for Equity in Health 2022 21:167

  43. While community participation is an established pro-equity approach in Primary Health Care (PHC), it can take many forms, and the central category of power is under-theorised. The objectives were to (a) conduc...

    Authors: Denny Mabetha, Temitope Ojewola, Maria van der Merwe, Reflect Mabika, Gerhard Goosen, Jerry Sigudla, Jennifer Hove, Sophie Witter and Lucia D’Ambruoso
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2023 22:94
  44. Available research suggests that menstrual inequity has an impact on (menstrual) health outcomes and emotional wellbeing. It is also a significant barrier to achieve social and gender equity and compromises hu...

    Authors: Laura Medina-Perucha, Tomàs López-Jiménez, Constanza Jacques-Aviñó, Anna Sofie Holst, Carme Valls-Llobet, Jordina Munrós-Feliu, Cristina Martínez-Bueno, Diana Pinzón-Sanabria, Mª Mercedes Vicente-Hernández and Anna Berenguera
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2023 22:92
  45. There is a large and growing unmet need for rehabilitation – a diverse category of services that aim to improve functioning across the life course – particularly in low- and middle-income countries. Yet despit...

    Authors: Rachel Neill, Yusra Ribhi Shawar, Lamisa Ashraf, Priyanka Das, Sarah N. Champagne, Hunied Kautsar, Nukhba Zia, Georgia J. Michlig and Abdulgafoor M. Bachani
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2023 22:91
  46. To assess the effectiveness of China's medicine and health care reform in promoting equity in health care utilization among rural residents, it is necessary to analyze temporal trends in equity in health care ...

    Authors: Jinpeng Xu, Guomei Tian, Jiale Sun, Jian Liu, Fangting Chen, Qi Shi, Ting Zhang, Hongyu Zhang, Jingran He, Fangmin Deng, Bokai Zhang, Haixin Wang, Qunhong Wu and Zheng Kang
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2023 22:90

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