International Journal of Health Geographics
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Open Access journal
ISSN (Print) 1476-072X
Published by Biomed Central Ltd. [287 journals]
- Optimising spatial accessibility to inform rationalisation of specialist
Authors: Catherine M. Smith; Hannah Fry, Charlotte Anderson, Helen Maguire Andrew C. Hayward
Abstract: In an era of budget constraints for healthcare services, strategies for provision of services that improve quality whilst saving costs are highly valued. A proposed means to achieve this is consolidation of se...
- Interactive, open source, travel time scenario modelling: tools to
facilitate participation in health service access analysis
Authors: Rohan Fisher; Jonatan Lassa
Abstract: Modelling travel time to services has become a common public health tool for planning service provision but the usefulness of these analyses is constrained by the availability of accurate input data and limita...
- Development of a spatial sampling protocol using GIS to measure health
disparities in Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso, a medium-sized African city
Authors: Daouda Kassié; Anna Roudot, Nadine Dessay, Jean-Luc Piermay, Gérard Salem Florence Fournet
Abstract: Many cities in developing countries experience an unplanned and rapid growth. Several studies have shown that the irregular urbanization and equipment of cities produce different health risks and uneven exposu...
- The relationship between ethnic composition of the residential environment
and self-reported health among Turks and Moroccans in Amsterdam
Authors: Eleonore M. Veldhuizen; Umar Z. Ikram, Sjoerd de Vos Anton E. Kunst
Abstract: Previous studies from the US and UK suggest that neighbourhood ethnic composition is associated with health, positive or negative, depending on the health outcome and ethnic group. We examined the association ...
- The role of the built environment in explaining educational inequalities
in walking and cycling among adults in the Netherlands
Authors: Daniël C. van Wijk; Joost Oude Groeniger, Frank J. van Lenthe Carlijn B. M. Kamphuis
Abstract: This study examined whether characteristics of the residential built environment (i.e. population density, level of mixed land use, connectivity, accessibility of facilities, accessibility of green) contribute...