International Journal for Equity in Health
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Open Access journal
ISSN (Print) 1475-9276
Published by Biomed Central Ltd. [289 journals]
- Expectations of health care quality among rural Maya villagers in Sololá
Department, Guatemala: a qualitative analysis
Authors: Matthew Ippolito; Anita Chary, Michael Daniel, Joaquin Barnoya, Anne Monroe Michelle Eakin
Abstract: Indigenous populations in Latin America have worse health outcomes than their nonindigenous counterparts. Differences in access to and use of biomedical resources may explain some of the observed disparities. ...
- Urban-rural disparities in hypertension prevalence, detection, and
medication use among Chinese Adults from 1993 to 2011
Authors: Jiajia Li; Leiyu Shi, Shixue Li, Lingzhong Xu, Wen Qin Heng Wang
Abstract: China has experienced a rapid increase in hypertension over the past decade, especially in rural. Therefore, the aim of this research is to examine the dynamic trends in urban-rural disparities in hypertension...
- How equitable is the uptake of conditional cash transfers for maternity
care in India? Evidence from the Janani Suraksha Yojana scheme in Odisha
Authors: Nattawut Thongkong; Ellen van de Poel, Swati Sarbani Roy, Shibanand Rath Tanja A. J. Houweling
Abstract: In 2005, the Indian Government introduced the Janani Suraksha Yojana (JSY) scheme - a conditional cash transfer program that incentivizes women to deliver in a health facility – in order to reduce maternal and...
- The role of parental health care utilization in children’s unnecessary
utilization in China: evidence from Shaanxi province
Authors: Yi Zhang; Zhongliang Zhou Yafei Si
Abstract: China has a large population of children under 18 years of age, whose health is of great concern to the Chinese health care system. However, few studies have been conducted to analyze the factors associated wi...
- Differential effects of community health worker visits across social and
economic groups in Uttar Pradesh, India: a link between social inequities
and health disparities
Authors: Aparna Seth; Shweta Tomar, Kultar Singh, Dharmendra Chandurkar, Amit Chakraverty, Arnab Dey, Arup K. Das, Katherine Hay, Niranjan Saggurti, Sabrina Boyce, Anita Raj Jay G. Silverman
Abstract: Uttar Pradesh (UP) accounts for the largest number of neonatal deaths in India. This study explores potential socio-economic inequities in household-level contacts by community health workers (CHWs) and whethe...