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  1. Content type: Research

    Quality emergency care is a critical component of a well-functioning health system. However, severely ill children often face barriers to timely, appropriate care in less-developed health systems. Such barrier...

    Authors: Emily Treleaven, Toan Ngoc Pham, Duy Ngoc Le, Trevor N. Brooks, Hai Thanh Le and J. Colin Partridge

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2017 16:215

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  2. Content type: Research

    Obesity has become a global health challenge as its prevalence has increased globally in recent decades. Studies in high-income countries have shown that obesity is more prevalent among the poor. In contrast, ...

    Authors: Cahya Utamie Pujilestari, Lennarth Nyström, Margareta Norberg, Lars Weinehall, Mohammad Hakimi and Nawi Ng

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2017 16:214

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  3. Content type: Research

    While women and girls are made vulnerable by inequitable and violent versions of masculinities, there is increasing evidence that gender equality will not be achieved without partnering with men. The aim of th...

    Authors: Hendrew Lusey, Miguel San Sebastian, Monica Christianson and Kerstin E. Edin

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2017 16:213

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  4. Content type: Research

    Previous studies about inequality in children’s health focused more on physical health than the neurodevelopment. In this study, we aimed to evaluate the inequality in early childhood neurodevelopment in poor ...

    Authors: Cuihong Zhang, Chunxia Zhao, Xiangyu Liu, Qianwei Wei, Shusheng Luo, Sufang Guo, Jingxu Zhang, Xiaoli Wang and Robert W. Scherpbier

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2017 16:212

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  5. Content type: Research

    China’s health system has shown remarkable progress in health provision and health outcomes in recent decades, however inequality in health care utilization persists and poses a serious social problem. While g...

    Authors: Dawei Zhu, Na Guo, Jian Wang, Stephen Nicholas and Li Chen

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2017 16:210

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  6. Content type: Research

    Access to health services is in part defined by the spatial distribution of healthcare equipment. To ensure equity in the provision of health services, it is important to examine availability across different ...

    Authors: Pedro Vasconcelos Amaral, Thiago Augusto Hernandes Rocha, Allan Claudius Queiroz Barbosa, Adriana Lein and João Ricardo Nickenig Vissoci

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2017 16:209

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  7. Content type: Research

    A focus on equity in health can be seen in many global development goals and reports, research and international declarations. With the development of a relevant framework and methods, the Campbell and Cochran...

    Authors: Peter Tugwell, Jennifer Petkovic, Vivian Welch, Jennifer Vincent, Zulfiqar A. Bhutta, Rachel Churchill, Don deSavigny, Lawrence Mbuagbaw and Tomas Pantoja

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2017 16:208

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  8. Content type: Research

    The frequent outbreak of environmental threats in China has resulted in increased criticism regarding the health effects of China’s urbanization. Urbanization is a double-edged sword with regard to health in C...

    Authors: Hongsheng Chen, Ye Liu, Zhigang Li and Desheng Xue

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2017 16:207

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  9. Content type: Research

    Southwest China is home to more than 30 ethnic minority groups. Since most of these populations reside in mountainous areas, convenient access to medical services is an important metric of how well their livel...

    Authors: Xiaoyan Wei, Xuejun Liu, Liang Cheng, Lele Sun, Yingying Pan and Wenwen Zong

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2017 16:206

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  10. Content type: Research

    Cognitive development in childhood is negatively affected by socioeconomic disadvantage. This study examined whether differences in fetal environment might mediate the association between family socioeconomic ...

    Authors: Christopher James Playford, Chris Dibben and Lee Williamson

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2017 16:203

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  11. Content type: Research

    Acute rheumatic fever (ARF) rates have declined to near zero in nearly all developed countries. However, in New Zealand rates have not declined since the 1980s. Further, ARF diagnoses in New Zealand are inequi...

    Authors: Hilary Barker, John G. Oetzel, Nina Scott, Michelle Morley, Polly E. Atatoa Carr and Keri Bolton Oetzel

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2017 16:201

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  12. Content type: Research

    Persistently high sulphur dioxide (SO2) emissions from platinum group metal (PGM) smelting pose a major threat to communities located around smelters. This paper examined SO2 emission trends, emission regulations...

    Authors: Patrick Gwimbi

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2017 16:200

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  13. Content type: Annotated bibliography

    Neoliberal reforms lead to deep changes in healthcare systems around the world, on account of their emphasis on free market rather than the right to health. People with disabilities can be particularly disadva...

    Authors: Dikaios Sakellariou and Elena S. Rotarou

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2017 16:199

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  14. Content type: Research

    Implementation Research (IR) in and around health systems comes with unique challenges for researchers including implementation, multi-layer governance, and ethical issues. Partnerships between researchers, im...

    Authors: Gupteswar Patel, Surekha Garimella, Kerry Scott, Shinjini Mondal, Asha George and Kabir Sheikh

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2017 16:198

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  15. Content type: Research

    The social gradient in smoking rates persist with an overrepresentation of smoking and its associated harms concentrated within lower socioeconomic status (SES) populations. Low-SES smokers are motivated to qu...

    Authors: Veronica C. Boland, Richard P. Mattick, Hayden McRobbie, Mohammad Siahpush and Ryan J. Courtney

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2017 16:196

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  16. Content type: Research

    Socioeconomic inequality in health and mortality remains a disturbing reality across nations including Bangladesh. Inequality drew renewed attention globally. Bangladesh though made impressive progress in heal...

    Authors: Asiful Haidar Chowdhury, Syed Manzoor Ahmed Hanifi, Mohammad Nahid Mia and Abbas Bhuiya

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2017 16:197

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  17. Content type: Research

    The rampant urbanization and medical marketization in China have resulted in increased vulnerabilities to health and socioeconomic disparities among the rural migrant workers in urban China. In the Chinese con...

    Authors: Ming Guan

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2017 16:193

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  18. Content type: Research

    China is in the process of integrating the new cooperative medical scheme (NCMS) and the urban residents’ basic medical insurance system (URBMI) into the urban and rural residents’ basic medical insurance syst...

    Authors: Kun Zhu, Luying Zhang, Shasha Yuan, Xiaojuan Zhang and Zhiruo Zhang

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2017 16:194

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  19. Content type: Research

    Increasing attention is being given to political agenda setting for the social determinants of health. While designing policies that can improve the social determinants of health is critical, so too is ensurin...

    Authors: Gemma Carey, Eleanor Malbon, Daniel Reeders, Anne Kavanagh and Gwynnyth Llewellyn

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2017 16:192

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  20. Content type: Research

    There are approximately 2000 mobile health clinics operating in the United States. While researchers have established that mobile health clinics can be cost effective and improve outcomes, there is scant resea...

    Authors: Zoe Bouchelle, Yasmin Rawlins, Caterina Hill, Jennifer Bennet, Leonor Xochitl Perez and Nancy Oriol

    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2017 16:191

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