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  1. Multisectoral approaches to health are collaborations between stakeholders across multiple sectors, usually formed to address issues that affect health but go beyond the purview of one particular sector. The s...

    Authors: Suvadra Datta Gupta, Vaidehi Pisolkar, Jacob Albin Korem Alhassan, Allap Judge, Rachel Engler-Stringer, Lise Gauvin and Nazeem Muhajarine
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2022 21:141
  2. Dengue, a mosquito-borne viral disease, causes significant mortality and morbidity in low- to middle-income countries. A body of research indicates that women can be effective in implementing vector borne dise...

    Authors: Cathy Mungall-Baldwin
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2022 21:140
  3. The human right to health is a critical legal tool to achieve health justice, and universal health coverage is included among the Sustainable Development Goals. However, the content and meaning of the right to...

    Authors: Lisa Montel, Naomi Ssenyonga, Michel P. Coleman and Claudia Allemani
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2022 21:139
  4. To better meet people’s growing demand for medical and health services, 21 cities in Guangdong Province were involved in the reform of public hospitals in 2017. This paper evaluates the equity and efficiency o...

    Authors: Wanmin Su, Liulin Du, Yujun Fan and Peixi Wang
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2022 21:138
  5. The COVID-19 pandemic has had a disproportionate effect on the Black/African American population. In addition to the higher infection rates and the worse outcomes, there were other unintended consequences of t...

    Authors: Olihe Okoro, Elyse Carter Vosen, Kay Allen, Janet Kennedy, Renee Roberts and Taiwo Aremu
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2022 21:137
  6. This paper presents the results of a scoping review that examines the extent to which legal empowerment has been used as a strategy in efforts to improve access to quality health services in low- and middle-in...

    Authors: Anuradha Joshi, Marta Schaaf and Dina Zayed
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2022 21:136
  7. Child undernutrition is a severe health problem in the developing world, which affects children’s development in the long term. This study analyses the extent and patterns of under-five child undernutrition us...

    Authors: Rafi Amir-ud-Din, Sakina Fawad, Lubna Naz, Sameen Zafar, Ramesh Kumar and Sathirakorn Pongpanich
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2022 21:135
  8. Indigenous academics have advocated for the use and validity of Indigenous methodologies and methods to centre Indigenous ways of knowing, being and doing in research. Yarning is the most reported Indigenous m...

    Authors: Michelle Kennedy, Raglan Maddox, Kade Booth, Sian Maidment, Catherine Chamberlain and Dawn Bessarab
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2022 21:134
  9. Health inequality monitoring can generate important evidence to inform and motivate changes to policy, programmes and practices. However, the potential of health inequality monitoring practices to quantify ine...

    Authors: Nicole Bergen, Katherine Kirkby, Andreia Baptista, Devaki Nambiar, Anne Schlotheuber, Cecilia Vidal Fuertes and Ahmad Reza Hosseinpoor
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2022 21:133
  10. Bypass for inpatient care is an event of excessive demand. Though primary care facilities provide inpatient care in China, local residents may choose more distant higher-level hospital for inpatient care servi...

    Authors: Shan Lu, Yunxiao Li, Hongxia Gao and Yan Zhang
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2022 21:132
  11. The impact of social determinants on health status and outcomes has been widely established. However, it is recognized that health systems' ability to address community health needs may be limited. To better u...

    Authors: Nosaiba Rayan-Gharra, Marganit Ofir-Gutler and Sivan Spitzer
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2022 21:131
  12. Advances in health equity rely on representation of diverse groups in population health research samples. Despite progress in the diversification of research samples, continued expansion to include systematica...

    Authors: Brittany M. St. John, Emily Hickey, Edward Kastern, Chad Russell, Tina Russell, Ashley Mathy, Brogan Peterson, Don Wigington, Casey Pellien, Allison Caudill, Libby Hladik and Karla K. Ausderau
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2022 21:130
  13. Municipalities are important actors in the implementation of policies to tackle health inequalities, which requires political will, the availability of financial support, and technical and human resources. Wit...

    Authors: Gloria Pérez, M. Isabel Pasarín, Vanessa Puig-Barrachina, Katherine Pérez, Maica Rodríguez-Sanz, Lucia Artazcoz and Carme Borrell
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2022 21:129
  14. Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) constitute a significant danger to the nation’s public health system, both in terms of morbidity and mortality, as well as the financial burden they inflict. Kerala is undergoi...

    Authors: Santosh Kumar Sharma, Devaki Nambiar, Hari Sankar, Jaison Joseph, Surya Surendran and Gloria Benny
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2022 21:128
  15. Alcohol is the leading cause of healthy years lost. There is significant variation in alcohol consumption patterns and harms in Australia, with those residing in the Northern Territory (NT), particularly First...

    Authors: Annalee E. Stearne, KS Kylie Lee, Steve Allsop, Anthony Shakeshaft and Michael Wright
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2022 21:127
  16. Realization of the individual’s right to health in settings such as sub-Saharan Africa, where health care adequate resources are lacking, is challenging. This paper demonstrates this challenge by illustrating ...

    Authors: James Tataw Ashu, Jackline Mwangi, Supriya Subramani, Daniel Kaseje, Gloria Ashuntantang and Valerie A. Luyckx
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2022 21:126
  17. Previous research has shown that migrants in Sweden are disadvantaged in terms of sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR). SRHR policies might play a crucial role in shaping migrants’ SRHR outcomes. T...

    Authors: Nada Amroussia, Charlotta Holmström and Pernilla Ouis
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2022 21:125
  18. In 2016, Burkina Faso implemented a free healthcare policy as an initiative to remove user fees for women and under-5 children to improve access to healthcare. Socioeconomic inequalities create disparities in ...

    Authors: Sekou Samadoulougou, Mariamawit Negatou, Calypse Ngawisiri, Valery Ridde and Fati Kirakoya-Samadoulougou
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2022 21:124
  19. The existing body of research mostly discusses inequality in physical activity (PA) based on the difference in the level of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA). Evidence is lacking on the quantified ...

    Authors: Dyah Anantalia Widyastari, Aunyarat Khanawapee, Wanisara Charoenrom, Pairoj Saonuam and Piyawat Katewongsa
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2022 21:123
  20. The equality in the distribution of vaccines between and within countries along with follow sanitation tips and observe social distance, are effective strategies to rid the world of COVID-19 pandemic. Inequali...

    Authors: Mohsen Bayati, Rayehe Noroozi, Mohadeseh Ghanbari-Jahromi and Faride Sadat Jalali
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2022 21:122
  21. An increasing number of evaluations of social accountability (SA) interventions have been published in the past decade, however, reporting gaps make it difficult to summarize findings. We developed the Social Acc...

    Authors: Joan Marie Kraft, Ligia Paina, Victoria Boydell, Shatha Elnakib, Andreas Sihotang, Angela Bailey and Courtney Tolmie
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2022 21(Suppl 1):121

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 21 Supplement 1

  22. The current study aimed to describe the trends in gender, ethnicity, and education inequalities of types of leisure-time physical activity (LTPA) practiced by Brazilian adults from 2006 to 2019.

    Authors: Raphael H. O. Araujo, André O. Werneck, Danilo R. Silva and Gilmar M. Jesus
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2022 21:120
  23. Disability prevention and preservation of independence is crucial for successful aging of older adults. To date, relatively little is known regarding disparities in independent aging in a disadvantaged older a...

    Authors: Ene M. Enogela, Taylor Buchanan, Christy S. Carter, Ronit Elk, Shena B. Gazaway, Burel R. Goodin, Elizabeth A. Jackson, Raymond Jones, Richard E. Kennedy, Emma Perez-Costas, Lisa Zubkoff, Emily L. Zumbro, Alayne D. Markland and Thomas W. Buford
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2022 21:119
  24. Authors: Grant M. A. Wyper, Eilidh Fletcher, Ian Grant, Oliver Harding, Maria Teresa de Haro Moro, Diane L. Stockton and Gerry McCartney
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2022 21:117

    The original article was published in International Journal for Equity in Health 2021 20:214

  25. Mental health is impacted by social, economic, and environmental factors, the Social Determinants of Health (SDH). Migrants experiencing precarious living and working conditions may be more at risk of poor men...

    Authors: Flavia Sesti, Valentina Minardi, Giovanni Baglio, Ruth Bell, Peter Goldblatt, Maurizio Marceca, Maria Masocco, Stefano Campostrini and Michael Marmot
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2022 21:116
  26. This study aims to compare the differences in COVID-19 prevention and control policies adopted by the United Kingdom (UK) during the first wave (31 January 2020 to 6 September 2020) and the second wave (7 Sept...

    Authors: Manfei Yang, Leiyu Shi, Haiqian Chen, Xiaohan Wang, Jun Jiao, Meiheng Liu, Junyan Yang and Gang Sun
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2022 21:115
  27. Financial risk protection and equity are two fundamental components of the global commitment to achieve Universal Health Coverage (UHC), which mandates health system reform based on population needs, disease i...

    Authors: Nurnabi Sheikh, Abdur Razzaque Sarker, Marufa Sultana, Rashidul Alam Mahumud, Sayem Ahmed, Mohammad Touhidul Islam, Susan Howick and Alec Morton
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2022 21:114
  28. Mental health research in Canada is not only underfunded but there remains an inequitable distribution of funding to address unmet needs especially in clinical and applied research. In 2018, the legalization o...

    Authors: Pamela Obegu, Julia Armstrong and Mary Bartram
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2022 21:113
  29. The significant increase in access to oncological medicines through court cases suggests that constitutional guarantees of integral and universal care in the Brazilian public health system are uncertain.

    Authors: Leila Abou Salha, Flávia Costa Reis, Roberta Moreira Gonçalves, Jordão Horácio da Silva Lima, Nádia Abou Salha, Roney Pereira Pinto, José Elmo de Menezes, Eduardo Perez Oliveira, Pedro Lopes Ferreira and Maria Alves Barbosa
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2022 21:112
  30. Global health research partnerships have been scrutinised for how they operate and criticised for perpetuating inequities. Guidance to inform fair partnership practice has proliferated and the movement to deco...

    Authors: Shirine Voller, Chama-Chiliba Miriam Chitalu, Alinane Linda Nyondo-Mipando, Timothy Opobo, Clare Ahabwe Bangirana, Nicki Thorogood, Joanna Schellenberg and Primus Chi
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2022 21:111
  31. Authors: Marya Gwadz, Sabrina R. Cluesman, Robert Freeman, Linda M. Collins, Caroline Dorsen, Robert L. Hawkins, Charles M. Cleland, Leo Wilton, Amanda S. Ritchie, Karen Torbjornsen, Noelle R. Leonard, Belkis Y. Martinez, Elizabeth Silverman, Khadija Israel and Alexandra Kutnick
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2022 21:110

    The original article was published in International Journal for Equity in Health 2022 21:97

  32. For Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, culture is foundational to health and wellbeing. However, its inherent conceptual complexity and diversity across and within different Aboriginal and Torres S...

    Authors: Sarah C. Bourke, Janet Chapman, Roxanne Jones, Makayla-May Brinckley, Katherine A. Thurber, Bianca Calabria, Kate Doery, Anna Olsen and Raymond Lovett
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2022 21:109
  33. In 2008, Ecuador introduced Plan Nacional para el Buen Vivir (PNBV; National Plan for Good Living), which was widely recognized as a promising example of Health in All Policies (HiAP) due to the integration of po...

    Authors: Deb Finn Mahabir, Ketan Shankardass, Alix Freiler, Patricia O’Campo, Ben Brisbois and Carles Muntaner
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2022 21:108
  34. China now faces an increasingly aging society which may exert economic pressure in the long run. This study illustrates the spatial pattern and evolution of population aging and economic development in China. ...

    Authors: Shaobin Wang, Zhoupeng Ren, Zhuoyao Xiao, Na Wang, Hao Yang and Haixia Pu
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2022 21:107
  35. While a large body of research has documented socioeconomic and migrant inequities in the effective use of healthcare services, the reasons underlying such inequities are yet to be fully understood. This study...

    Authors: Ivana Paccoud, James Nazroo and Anja K. Leist
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2022 21:106
  36. Recent literature has suggested a link between poor air quality and worse COVID-19 outcomes. In the United States, this link is particularly noteworthy because of residential sorting along ethnic lines within ...

    Authors: Daniel Vila and Thomas K. J. McDermott
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2022 21:105
  37. Recent calls to action have been made for Implementation Science to attend to health inequities at the intersections of race, gender, and social injustice in the United States. Transgender people, particularly...

    Authors: Hale M. Thompson, Allison M. Clement, Reyna Ortiz, Toni Marie Preston, Ava L. Wells Quantrell, Michelle Enfield, A. J. King, Lee Klosinski, Cathy J. Reback, Alison Hamilton and Norweeta Milburn
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2022 21:104
  38. Diabetes-related guidelines recommend lifestyle changes for people living with type 2 diabetes (PLwD). In South Asian (SA) families, cultural and contextual expectations often influence people’s decisions. How...

    Authors: Omama Tariq, Claire Rosten and Jörg Huber
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2022 21:103
  39. With migration occurring over a series of centuries, dating back to the 1600’s, the circumstance regarding Black people in Canada is a complex account. A plethora of social issues and the failure to adequately...

    Authors: Keisha Jefferies, Chelsa States, Vanessa MacLennan, Melissa Helwig, Jacqueline Gahagan, Wanda Thomas Bernard, Marilyn Macdonald, Gail Tomblin Murphy and Ruth Martin-Misener
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2022 21:102
  40. Rheumatic fever is an autoimmune condition that occurs in response to an untreated Group A Streptococcus throat or skin infection. Recurrent episodes of rheumatic fever can cause permanent damage to heart valv...

    Authors: Siobhan Tu’akoi, Malakai Ofanoa, Samuela Ofanoa, Hinamaha Lutui, Maryann Heather, Rawiri McKree Jansen, Bert van der Werf and Felicity Goodyear-Smith
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2022 21:101
  41. Authors: Jakob Dirksen, Monica Pinilla-Roncancio, Fernando C. Wehrmeister, Leonardo Z. Ferreira, Luis Paulo Vidaletti, Katherine Kirkby, Theadora Swift Koller, Anne Schlotheuber, Heriberto Tapia, Cecilia Vidal Fuertes, Sabina Alkire, Aluisio J. D. Barros and Ahmad Reza Hosseinpoor
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2022 21:100

    The original article was published in International Journal for Equity in Health 2022 21:56

  42. Medical care for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) is organized differently across the globe and interpretation of the concept of medical care for people with IDD may vary across co...

    Authors: Marian E. J. Breuer, Esther J. Bakker-van Gijssel, Kristel Vlot-van Anrooij, Hilde Tobi, Geraline L. Leusink and Jenneken Naaldenberg
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2022 21:99
  43. Rates of participation in HIV care, medication uptake, and viral suppression are improving among persons living with HIV (PLWH) in the United States. Yet, disparities among African American/Black and Latino PL...

    Authors: Marya Gwadz, Sabrina R. Cluesman, Robert Freeman, Linda M. Collins, Caroline Dorsen, Robert L. Hawkins, Charles M. Cleland, Leo Wilton, Amanda S. Ritchie, Karen Torbjornsen, Noelle R. Leonard, Belkis Y. Martinez, Elizabeth Silverman, Khadija Israel and Alexandra Kutnick
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2022 21:97

    The Correction to this article has been published in International Journal for Equity in Health 2022 21:110

  44. Research has generally found a significant inverse relationship in mortality risk across socioeconomic (SE) groups. This paper focuses on Spain, a country for which there continues to be very little evidence a...

    Authors: Juan M. Pérez-Salamero González, Marta Regúlez-Castillo, Manuel Ventura-Marco and Carlos Vidal-Meliá
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2022 21:96
  45. Evidence suggests that the socioeconomic status (SES) affects individuals’ health service utilization. Spinal cord injury is a condition that often leads to physical impairments and enhanced health care needs....

    Authors: Christine Fekete, Caroline Debnar, Anke Scheel-Sailer and Armin Gemperli
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2022 21:94
  46. Authors: Huda Ahmed Ali, Anna-Maria Hartner, Susy Echeverria-Londono, Jeremy Roth, Xiang Li, Kaja Abbas, Allison Portnoy, Emilia Vynnycky, Kim Woodruff, Neil M. Ferguson, Jaspreet Toor and Katy A. M. Gaythorpe
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2022 21:92

    The original article was published in International Journal for Equity in Health 2022 21:82

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