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  1. While transnational social ties and exchanges are a core concern within migration studies, health researchers have often overlooked their importance. Continuous and circular exchanges of information within tra...

    Authors: Inez Roosen, Sarah Salway and Hibbah Araba Osei-Kwasi
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2021 20:138
  2. Osteoarthritis generates substantial health and socioeconomic burden, which is particularly marked in marginalized groups. It is imperative that practitioners have ready access to summaries of evidence-based i...

    Authors: Elizabeth Houlding-Braunberger, Jennifer Petkovic, Nicholas Lebel and Peter Tugwell
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2021 20:136
  3. In Japan, foreign residents, and particularly new arrivals in the country, experience barriers to health care and show poorer health outcomes when compared to Japanese nationals. The health-care-related situat...

    Authors: Michiyo Higuchi, Maki Endo and Asako Yoshino
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2021 20:135
  4. Inequities in early childhood oral health are evident amongst Indigenous peoples and communities in Manitoba, Canada. Early childhood caries (ECC) is decay in primary dentition in children under 6 years of age...

    Authors: Grace Kyoon-Achan, Robert J. Schroth, Daniella DeMaré, Melina Sturym, Jeannette M. Edwards, Julianne Sanguins, Rhonda Campbell, Frances Chartrand, Mary Bertone and Michael E. K. Moffatt
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2021 20:134
  5. Peru is one of the countries with the lowest percentage of population with access to safe drinking water in the Latin American region. This study aimed to describe and estimate, according to city size, socioec...

    Authors: Akram Hernández-Vasquéz, Carlos Rojas-Roque, Denise Marques Sales, Marilina Santero, Guido Bendezu-Quispe, Tonatiuh Barrientos-Gutiérrez and J. Jaime Miranda
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2021 20:133
  6. High coverage of care is essential to improving newborn survival; however, gaps exist in access to timely and appropriate newborn care between and within countries. In high mortality burden settings, health in...

    Authors: Kimberly Peven, Lindsay Mallick, Cath Taylor, Debra Bick, Louise T. Day, Lionel Kadzem and Edward Purssell
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2021 20:132
  7. To identify key information regarding potential treatment differences in refugees and the host population, we aimed to investigate patterns (trajectories) of antidepressant use during 3 years before and after ...

    Authors: Ridwanul Amin, Syed Rahman, Magnus Helgesson, Emma Björkenstam, Bo Runeson, Petter Tinghög, Lars Mehlum, Ping Qin and Ellenor Mittendorfer-Rutz
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2021 20:131
  8. Violence against women (VAW) is a vast public health problem in Latin America. The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of violence against women and to assess its sociogeographical inequalities i...

    Authors: Agnes Edeby and Miguel San Sebastián
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2021 20:130
  9. In the United States, Black and Hispanic mothers have lower breastfeeding rates compared with White mothers. To address breastfeeding inequities, the Breastfeeding Heritage and Pride program (BHP) provides bre...

    Authors: Elizabeth C Rhodes, Grace Damio, Helen Wilde LaPlant, Walter Trymbulak, Carrianne Crummett, Rebecca Surprenant and Rafael Pérez-Escamilla
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2021 20:128
  10. To promote social justice and equity, global health research should meaningfully engage communities throughout projects: from setting agendas onwards. But communities, especially those that are considered disa...

    Authors: Bridget Pratt
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2021 20:127
  11. Improving health equity is a fundamental goal for establishing social health insurance. This article evaluated the benefits of the Integration of Social Medical Insurance (ISMI) policy for health services util...

    Authors: Xiaojing Fan, Min Su, Yafei Si, Yaxin Zhao and Zhongliang Zhou
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2021 20:126
  12. Indigenous populations throughout the world experience poorer health outcomes than non-indigenous people. The reasons for the health disparities are complex and due in part to historical treatment of Indigenou...

    Authors: Lisa Vincze, Katelyn Barnes, Mari Somerville, Robyn Littlewood, Heidi Atkins, Ayala Rogany and Lauren T. Williams
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2021 20:125
  13. Socioeconomic inequalities between and within countries lead to disparities in the use of health services. These disparities could lead to child mortality in children under 5 years by depriving them of healthc...

    Authors: Joel D. Bognini, Sekou Samadoulougou, Mady Ouedraogo, Tiga David Kangoye, Carine Van Malderen, Halidou Tinto and Fati Kirakoya-Samadoulougou
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2021 20:124
  14. Understanding how to create structural change by actively counteracting racialized ways of interacting with Indigenous peoples at an individual and organizational level within health care systems and health pr...

    Authors: Amélie Blanchet Garneau, Marilou Bélisle, Patrick Lavoie and Catherine Laurent Sédillot
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2021 20:123
  15. After achieving universal basic medical insurance coverage, Chinese government put the development of private health insurance (PHI) on its agenda to further strengthen financial risk protection. This paper ai...

    Authors: Xian-zhi Fu
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2021 20:122
  16. Poor access to healthcare facilities and consequently nutrition counseling services hinders the uptake of recommended infant and young child feeding (IYCF) practices. To address these barriers and improve IYCF...

    Authors: Tuan T. Nguyen, Nemat Hajeebhoy, Jia Li, Chung T. Do, Roger Mathisen and Edward A. Frongillo
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2021 20:121
  17. Following the 2008 economic crisis many countries implemented austerity policies, including reducing public spending on health services. This paper evaluates the trends and equity in the use of health services...

    Authors: Almudena Moreno, Lourdes Lostao, Johannes Beller, Stefanie Sperlich, Elena Ronda, Siegfried Geyer, José Pulido and Enrique Regidor
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2021 20:120
  18. Despite an overt commitment to equity, health inequities are evident throughout Aotearoa New Zealand. A general practice electronic alert system was developed to notify clinicians about their patient’s risk of...

    Authors: Sharon Leitch, Jiaxu Zeng, Alesha Smith and Tim Stokes
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2021 20:119
  19. This study describes an interdiscursive evidence-based priority setting process with pregnant and parenting adolescents and their services providers.

    Authors: Anna Dion, Aime Klevor, Amy Nakajima and Neil Andersson
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2021 20:118
  20. Access to healthcare services has major implications for vulnerable populations’ health. Socio-cultural and gender characteristics shape the utilization and access of healthcare services among ethnic minoritie...

    Authors: Haneen Shibli, Limor Aharonson-Daniel and Paula Feder-Bubis
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2021 20:117
  21. Countries are working hard to improve access to healthcare through Universal Healthcare Coverage. To genuinely address the problems of healthcare access, we need to recognize all the dimensions and complexitie...

    Authors: Anthony Cu, Sofia Meister, Bertrand Lefebvre and Valéry Ridde
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2021 20:116
  22. Suboptimal breastfeeding rates in South Africa have been attributed to the relatively easy access that women and families have had to infant formula, in part as a result of programs to prevent maternal-to-chil...

    Authors: Debbie Vitalis, Mireya Vilar-Compte, Kate Nyhan and Rafael Pérez-Escamilla
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2021 20:114
  23. Several middle and upper income countries carry out household surveys that seek to trace the profile of access and use of health services. Probably one of the most ambitious examples is Brazil, with its Nation...

    Authors: Luiz Felipe Pinto, Otavio Pereira D’Avila, Lisiane Hauser and Erno Harzheim
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2021 20:113
  24. The World Health Organisation framed responsiveness, fair financing and equity as intrinsic goals of health systems. However, of the three, responsiveness received significantly less attention. Responsiveness ...

    Authors: Gadija Khan, Nancy Kagwanja, Eleanor Whyle, Lucy Gilson, Sassy Molyneux, Nikki Schaay, Benjamin Tsofa, Edwine Barasa and Jill Olivier
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2021 20:112
  25. Socio-economic inequities can strongly influence suboptimal infant feeding outcomes. Factors such as lack of knowledge about breastfeeding, low family income, low educational attainment, social and economic st...

    Authors: Wen Shu, Menglong Li, Nubiya Amaerjiang, Xin Fan, Shunna Lin, Sofia Segura-Pérez, Rafael Pérez-Escamilla and Yifei Hu
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2021 20:111
  26. Breastfeeding can be affected by maternal employment. This is important considering that in 2019, 47.1% of women globally participated in the labor force. The aim of this study was to review workplace interven...

    Authors: Mireya Vilar-Compte, Sonia Hernández-Cordero, Mónica Ancira-Moreno, Soraya Burrola-Méndez, Isabel Ferre-Eguiluz, Isabel Omaña and Cecilia Pérez Navarro
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2021 20:110
  27. As under-5 mortality rates declined all over the world, the relative distribution of under-5 deaths during different periods of life changed. To provide information for policymakers to plan for multi-layer hea...

    Authors: Zhihui Li, Omar Karlsson, Rockli Kim and S. V. Subramanian
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2021 20:109
  28. We assessed the prevalence and trends in racial discrimination among African Canadian adolescents in British Columbia. The association between racial discrimination and self-rated health, access to mental heal...

    Authors: Helen U. Okoye and Elizabeth Saewyc
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2021 20:108
  29. The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has significantly impacted the global economy, by forcing people to stay indoors and creating a ‘new normal’ of living. Rwanda has made notable efforts to fight the pandemic....

    Authors: Emery Manirambona, Theogene Uwizeyimana, Emmanuel Uwiringiyimana and Henna Reddy
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2021 20:107
  30. Partial- or full-lockdowns, among other interventions during the COVID-19 pandemic, may disproportionally affect people (their behaviors and health outcomes) with lower socioeconomic status (SES). This study e...

    Authors: Peng Nie, Lanlin Ding, Zhuo Chen, Shiyong Liu, Qi Zhang, Zumin Shi, Lu Wang, Hong Xue, Gordon G. Liu and Youfa Wang
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2021 20:106
  31. Inequalities in healthcare utilization exist across ethnic groups; however, the contributions of health-related knowledge and psychosocial factors to these inequalities remain unclear. We examined associations...

    Authors: Shira Sagie, Wasef Na’amnih, Juda Frej, Gershon Alpert and Khitam Muhsen
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2021 20:105
  32. The rising prevalence of type 2 diabetes results in a worldwide public healthcare crisis, especially in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) with unprepared and overburdened health systems mainly focused o...

    Authors: Christine Cécile Leyns, Niek Couvreur, Sara Willems and Ann Van Hecke
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2021 20:104
  33. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people do not enjoy equal access to specialist health services that adequately meet their needs. Clinical genetics services are at the vanguard of realising the health ben...

    Authors: Philippa Dalach, Ravi Savarirayan, Gareth Baynam, Julie McGaughran, Emma Kowal, Libby Massey, Misty Jenkins, Yin Paradies and Margaret Kelaher
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2021 20:103
  34. Antenatal care (ANC) is an essential intervention associated with a reduction of maternal and new-born morbidity and mortality. However, evidence suggested substantial inequalities in maternal and child health...

    Authors: Luisa Arroyave, Ghada E. Saad, Cesar G. Victora and Aluisio J. D. Barros
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2021 20:102
  35. Rapid urbanization increases competition for scarce urban resources and underlines the need for policies that promote equitable access to resources. This study examined equity and social inclusion of urban dev...

    Authors: Obinna Onwujekwe, Chinyere Ojiugo Mbachu, Chukwuedozie Ajaero, Benjamin Uzochukwu, Prince Agwu, Juliana Onuh, Charles Tochukwu Orjiakor, Aloysius Odii and Tolib Mirzoev
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2021 20:101
  36. Measurement of patients’ healthcare experiences is increasingly used as an indicator of quality of care, but there are concerns that existing measures omit information that is meaningful to patients and that r...

    Authors: Monica Green, Joan Cunningham, Kate Anderson, Kalinda Griffiths and Gail Garvey
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2021 20:100
  37. Health social enterprises are experimenting with community health worker (CHW) models that allow for various income-generating opportunities to motivate and incentivize CHWs. Although evidence shows that impro...

    Authors: Kevin McKague, Sarah Harrison and Jenipher Musoke
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2021 20:98
  38. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Melissa Perri, Amy Craig-Neil, Mark Gaspar, Charlotte Hunter, Claire Kendall, Ower Alexander and Andrew D. Pinto
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2021 20:97

    The original article was published in International Journal for Equity in Health 2021 20:36

  39. Providing an enabling environment for breastfeeding is hampered by the inequitable implementation of paid maternity leave, primarily due to perceived or actual financial costs. To estimate the real cost of pai...

    Authors: Adiatma Y. M. Siregar, Pipit Pitriyan, Donny Hardiawan, Paul Zambrano and Roger Mathisen
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2021 20:95
  40. Latin America, with its culturally and ethnically diverse populations, its burgeoning economies, high levels of violence, growing political instability, and its striking levels of inequality, is a region that ...

    Authors: Ana Lorena Ruano, Daniela Rodríguez, Pablo Gaitán Rossi and Daniel Maceira
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2021 20:94
  41. Primary Health Care (PHC) is the entry point to accessing health services in many countries. Having a high proportion of the population enrolled with a PHC provider is key to ensuring PHC fulfils this role and...

    Authors: Maite Irurzun-Lopez, Mona Jeffreys and Jacqueline Cumming
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2021 20:93
  42. The United Kingdom has one of the lowest breastfeeding rates in Europe, with the initiation and continuation of breastfeeding shown to be closely related to the mothers’ age, ethnicity and social class. Whilst...

    Authors: Erica Jane Cook, Faye Powell, Nasreen Ali, Catrin Penn-Jones, Bertha Ochieng and Gurch Randhawa
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2021 20:92
  43. COVID-19 has an inevitable burden on public health, potentially widening the gender gap in healthcare and the economy. We aimed to assess gender-based desparities during COVID-19 in Jordan in terms of health i...

    Authors: Mohammad Abufaraj, Zaid Eyadat, Mohammed Qussay Al-sabbagh, Abdullah Nimer, Immanuel Azaad Moonesar, Lin Yang, Walid Al Khatib and Ra’eda Al-Qutob
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2021 20:91
  44. This study aims to assess the COVID-19 response preparedness of the Mozambican health system by 1) determining the location of oxygen-ready public health facilities, 2) estimating the oxygen treatment capacity...

    Authors: Langan Denhard, Parisa Kaviany, Sérgio Chicumbe, Cláudio Muianga, Guitunga Laisse, Kyle Aune and Ashley Sheffel
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2021 20:90
  45. Parents of children following traumatic medical events (TMEs) are known to be at high risk for developing severe post-traumatic stress symptoms (PTSS). Findings on the negative impact of TMEs on parents’ PTSS ...

    Authors: Sewar Hussein, Yaara Sadeh, Rachel Dekel, Efrat Shadmi, Amichai Brezner, Jana Landa and Tamar Silberg
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2021 20:89

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