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Strengthening health information systems to address health equity challenges.

Abstract:

Special studies and isolated initiatives over the past several decades in low-, middle- and high-income countries have consistently shown inequalities in health among socioeconomic groups and by gender, race or ethnicity, geographical area and other measures associated with social advantage. Significant health inequalities linked to social (dis)advantage rather than to inherent biological differences are generally considered unfair or inequitable. Such health inequities are the main object of...

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Journal:
Bulletin of the World Health Organization
Volume:
83
Issue:
8
Pages:
597-603
Publication date:
2005-08-01
EISSN:
1564-0604
ISSN:
0042-9686
Source identifiers:
328953
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:328953
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uuid:365ed4f9-dff3-48b8-af29-3d61f8a96c1d
Local pid:
pubs:328953
Deposit date:
2013-02-20

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