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Journal Article
Beyond access to basic services: perspectives on social health determinants of Mozambique

A wide range of evidence shows systematic differences in health status among social groups, which are associated with unequal exposure to and distribution of the social determinants of health (SDH)...

Self-assessed health Health equity Mozambique
Journal Article
Health-system equity, egalitarian democracy and COVID-19 outcomes: An empirical analysis

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to a spate of studies showing a close connection between inequitable access to health care, welfare services and adverse outcomes from the pandemic...

COVID-19 Healthcare Healthcare access
Working Paper
Do bigger health budgets cushion pandemics?: An empirical test of COVID-19 deaths across the world

How has government healthcare spending prepared countries for tackling the COVID-19 pandemic? Arguably, spending is the primary policy tool of governments in providing effective health...

COVID-19 Healthcare Healthcare expenditure
Research Brief
Analysing the spread of education and healthcare in Asia Healthcare Education policy State
Working Paper
Healthcare equity and COVID-19: Assessing the relative effectiveness of egalitarian governance and healthcare system capacity on the COVID-19 pandemic

Scholars of public health typically focus on societal equity for explaining public health outcomes...

COVID-19 Healthcare Healthcare access
Journal Article
Improving maternal health care in a post-conflict setting: Evidence from Chittagon Hill tracts of Bangladesh

We evaluate a development programme with an important maternal health care component in the Chittagong Hill Tracts of Bangladesh...

Children Healthcare
Book Chapter
Education and Health

From the book: Asian Transformations

Healthcare Education State
Working Paper
Beyond access to basic services: Perspectives on the social determinants of health in Mozambique

The social determinants of health have not been studied extensively in low-income contexts, where most studies focus on access to medical care...

Healthcare Health equity Self-assessed health
Journal Article
Ethnic fragmentation, public good provision and inequality in India, 1988–2012

Part of Journal Special Issue Horizontal Inequality: Persistence and Change

Education Equality and inequality Healthcare
Working Paper
Fifty years of Asian experience in the spread of education and healthcare

This paper analyses the dramatic spread of education and healthcare in Asia and also the large variations in that spread across and within countries over 50 years...

Healthcare Education State
Policy Brief
Measuring quality of health-care services: What is known and where are the knowledge gaps? Health SDG3 Universal Health Coverage
Journal Article
Improving water, sanitation and hygiene in health-care facilities, Liberia

Problem The lack of proper water and sanitation infrastructures and poor hygiene practices in health-care facilities reduces facilities’ preparedness and response to disease outbreaks and decreases the communities’ trust in the health ser...

Health SDG3 Universal Health Coverage
Journal Article
Observations of infection prevention and control practices in primary health care, Kenya

Objective To assess compliance with infection prevention and control practices in primary health care in Kenya...

Health SDG3 Universal Health Coverage
Journal Article
Implementation research to improve quality of maternal and newborn health care, Malawi

Objective To evaluate the impact of a performance-based financing scheme on maternal and neonatal health service quality in Malawi...

Health SDG3 Universal Health Coverage
Policy seminar
Policy Seminar - Launch of WHO Bulletin theme issue 'Measuring quality of care'
14 June 2017
Salle A, World Health Organization, 20 Avenue Appia, Geneva, Switzerland
Past event
Quality of routine labor and delivery care in Uttar Pradesh, India: Are private facilities better?

In India, the percentage of women who delivered in a health facility increased from roughly 35% in 2000 to 79% in 2014 ...

Quality of care SDG3 Healthcare
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