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  1. 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

    The Correction to this article has been published in International Journal for Equity in Health 2022 21:144

  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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

  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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

  18. 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
  19. 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

  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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

  23. The COVID-19 pandemic resulted in a rapid shift to remote consultations. The study aimed to explore the prevalence of telehealth consultations amongst allied health professional (AHP) services in the UK Nation...

    Authors: Nicola Eddison, Enza Leone, Aoife Healy, Carolyn Royse and Nachiappan Chockalingam
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2022 21:91
  24. In 2013, Dubai implemented the Insurance System of Advancing Health in Dubai (ISAHD) law which required mandatory health insurance for all residents of Dubai effective in 2016. This study compares the effect o...

    Authors: Shreena Malaviya, David Bishai, Meenu Mahak Soni and El Daw Suliman
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2022 21:90
  25. Medical neutrality is a normative arrangement that differentiates a zone of medical treatment disconnected from the field of politics. While medical neutrality aims to ensure impartial healthcare for all and t...

    Authors: Zvika Orr, Levi Jackson, Evan Avraham Alpert and Mark D. Fleming
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2022 21:89
  26. Social and health disparities persist in Sweden despite a high quality and universally accessible welfare system. One way of bridging social gaps is through social innovations targeting the most vulnerable gro...

    Authors: Per Kåks, Anna Bergström, Sibylle Herzig van Wees and Mats Målqvist
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2022 21:88
  27. This article reports on the results from a scoping review and a modified e-Delphi survey with experts which aimed to synthesize existing knowledge and identify research gaps on the health and health equity imp...

    Authors: Juyeon Lee and Erica Di Ruggiero
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2022 21:87
  28. To identify patterns of clinical conditions among high-cost older adults health care users and explore the associations between characteristics of high-cost older adults and patterns of clinical conditions.

    Authors: Xiaolin He, Danjin Li, Wenyi Wang, Hong Liang and Yan Liang
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2022 21:86
  29. Vaccines are effective to reduce COVID-19 related outcomes, but universal vaccination campaigns can reveal within-country access inequities. Mexico City has had high rates of COVID-19 related morbidity and mor...

    Authors: Pablo Gaitán-Rossi, Miranda Mendez-Rosenzweig, Erika García-Alberto and Mireya Vilar-Compte
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2022 21:85
  30. The Every Woman Every Child Latin America and the Caribbean (EWEC-LAC) initiative was established in 2017 as a regional inter-agency mechanism. EWEC-LAC coordinates the regional implementation of the Global Strat...

    Authors: Antonio Sanhueza, Liliana Carvajal, Daniel A. Cueva, Sonja Caffe, Alma Virginia Camacho, María Alejandra Berroterán, Deborah Horowitz, Amparo Gordillo-Tobar and Oscar J. Mujica
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2022 21:83
  31. Evidence to date has shown that inequality in health, and vaccination coverage in particular, can have ramifications to wider society. However, whilst individual studies have sought to characterise these heter...

    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 AM Gaythorpe
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2022 21:82
  32. Healthcare system and intersectoral public health policies play a crucial role in improving population health and reducing health inequalities. This study aimed to quantify their impact, operationalized as avo...

    Authors: Kasim Allel, Mohammad Hajizadeh and Ali Kiadaliri
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2022 21:81
  33. Strong primary care systems have been associated with improved health equity. Primary care system reforms in Canada may have had equity implications, but these have not been evaluated. We sought to determine i...

    Authors: M.R. Lavergne, A. Bodner, S. Peterson, M. Wiedmeyer, D. Rudoler, S. Spencer and E.G. Marshall
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2022 21:80
  34. Addressing socioeconomic inequalities in early child development (ECD) is key to reducing the intergenerational transmission of health inequalities. Yet, little is known about how socioeconomic inequalities in...

    Authors: Tanja A. J. Houweling, Joost Oude Groeniger, Pauline W. Jansen, Pol van Lier, Nil Horoz, Marieke Buil and Frank J. van Lenthe
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2022 21:79
  35. An estimated 296 million individuals live with chronic hepatitis B worldwide, most have not been diagnosed and remain at risk of liver disease and cancer. People with hepatitis B often face discrimination that...

    Authors: Catherine Freeland, Lindsay Mendola, Vivian Cheng, Chari Cohen and Jack Wallace
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2022 21:77
  36. The COVID-19 pandemic has strained healthcare systems by creating a tragic imbalance between needs and resources. Governments and healthcare organizations have adapted to this pronounced scarcity by applying a...

    Authors: Elizabeth Badalov, Liz Blackler, Amy E. Scharf, Konstantina Matsoukas, Sanjay Chawla, Louis P. Voigt and Arthur Kuflik
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2022 21:76
  37. Health inequality, including physical and mental health inequality, is an important issue. What role social capital plays in mental health inequality is still ambiguous, especially in developing countries. The...

    Authors: Dan Cao, Zhongliang Zhou, Guanping Liu, Chi Shen, Yangling Ren, Dantong Zhao, Yaxin Zhao, Qiwei Deng and Xiaohui Zhai
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2022 21:75

    The Correction to this article has been published in International Journal for Equity in Health 2022 21:95

  38. Public health measures for COVID-19 containment have implied economic and social life disruptions, which have been particularly deleterious in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC) due to high rates of infor...

    Authors: M. Vilar-Compte, M. Hernández-F, P. Gaitán-Rossi, V. Pérez and G. Teruel
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2022 21:74
  39. Significant progress has been made to advance Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (MNCH) in Ethiopia. Further, the country has enshrined equity as a core value in their strategic and development frameworks and ...

    Authors: Josea Rono, Lynette Kamau, Jane Mangwana, Jacinta Waruguru, Pauline Aluoch and Maureen Njoroge
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2022 21:73

    The Correction to this article has been published in International Journal for Equity in Health 2022 21:78

  40. Social determinants of health (SDoH) are known to have a large impact on health outcomes, but their effects are difficult to make visible. They are part of complex systems of variables largely indirect effects...

    Authors: Laurens Reumers, Marleen Bekker, Henk Hilderink, Maria Jansen, Jan-Kees Helderman and Dirk Ruwaard
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2022 21:72
  41. Unintended pregnancies are a global public health concern that could be prevented with appropriate access to contraceptive methods. Evidence from research has indicated that avoidance of closely space birth/pr...

    Authors: Obinna Princewill Anyatonwu and Miguel San Sebastián
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2022 21:71
  42. When COVID-19 emerged, there were well-founded fears that Māori (indigenous peoples of Aotearoa (New Zealand)) would be disproportionately affected, both in terms of morbidity and mortality from COVID-19 itsel...

    Authors: Cheryl Davies, Carmen Timu-Parata, Jeannine Stairmand, Bridget Robson, Amanda Kvalsvig, Dominique Lum and Virginia Signal
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2022 21:70
  43. The negative association between income inequality and health has been known in the literature as the Income Inequality Hypothesis (IIH). Despite the multiple studies examining the validity of this hypothesis,...

    Authors: Pamela Góngora-Salazar, María Sofía Casabianca and Paul Rodríguez-Lesmes
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2022 21:69
  44. In fragile and conflict affected settings (FCAS) such as South Sudan, where health needs are immense, resources are scarce, health infrastructure is rudimentary or damaged, and government stewardship is weak, ...

    Authors: Heloise Widdig, Noor Tromp, George William Lutwama and Eelco Jacobs
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2022 21:68
  45. In high income countries, racialized/ethnic minorities are disproportionally affected by COVID-19. Despite the established importance of community involvement in epidemic preparedness, we lack in-depth underst...

    Authors: Christiana Nöstlinger, Ella Van Landeghem, Jef Vanhamel, Anke Rotsaert, Lazare Manirankunda, Charles Ddungu, Thijs Reyniers, Deogratias Katsuva, Jana Vercruyssen, Stef Dielen and Marie Meudec
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2022 21:67

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