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Health Care Financing: Assessing Its Relationship to Health Equity

WILLIAM C. HSIAO and YUANLI LIU

in Challenging Inequities in Health: From Ethics to Action

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195137408
eISBN:
9780199863983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195137408.003.0018
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter on health care financing introduces financing as one aspect of the health system that affects health equity. The configuration of financing, defined as both mobilization of financial ... More


Developing the Policy Response to Inequities in Health: A Global Perspective

MARGARET WHITEHEAD, GÖRAN DAHLGREN, and LUCY GILSON

in Challenging Inequities in Health: From Ethics to Action

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195137408
eISBN:
9780199863983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195137408.003.0021
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter presents a policy-oriented overview of the whole process of challenging inequities in health—from ethics to action. It identifies ways of challenging inequities in health and highlights ... More


Ethical Dimensions of Health Equity

FABIENNE PETER and TIMOTHY EVANS

in Challenging Inequities in Health: From Ethics to Action

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195137408
eISBN:
9780199863983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195137408.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter clarifies ethical concepts related to the complex issue of health equity. It discusses the concept of health, its causes, and distribution. It explores questions such as: What is equity ... More


Challenging Inequities in Health: From Ethics to Action

Timothy Evans, Margaret Whitehead, Finn Diderichsen, Abbas Bhuiya, and Meg Wirth (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195137408
eISBN:
9780199863983
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195137408.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This book is concerned with the research and policy analysis of the Global Health Equity Initiative (GHEI). It gives a truly global perspective on health equity, with contributors from each country. ... More


Epidemiologic Theory Counts: Harm, Knowledge, Action, and the People’s Health

Nancy Krieger

in Epidemiology and the People’s Health: Theory and Context

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195383874
eISBN:
9780199893607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383874.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Chapter 8 analyzes how people's health has been harmed—or helped—depending on epidemiologic theory employed. For “harm,” case examples are: (1) hormone therapy, cardiovascular disease, and breast ... More


Health Difference, Disparity, Inequality, or Inequity—What Difference Does It Make What We Call It?: An Approach to Conceptualizing and Measuring Health Inequalities and Health Equity

Paula Braveman

in Understanding Health Inequalities and Justice: Bridging Perspectives for New Conversations

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469630359
eISBN:
9781469630373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630359.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Over the past two and a half decades, distinct approaches have been taken to defining and measuring health inequalities or disparities and health equity. Some efforts have focused on technical issues ... More


Health Equity in a Globalizing World

LINCOLN C. CHEN and GIOVANNI BERLINGUER

in Challenging Inequities in Health: From Ethics to Action

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195137408
eISBN:
9780199863983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195137408.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter explores the concept of globalization and makes an assessment of its potential influence on health and equity. It considers growing concerns about the impact of globalization on ... More


South Africa: Addressing the Legacy of Apartheid

LUCY GILSON and DI MCINTYRE

in Challenging Inequities in Health: From Ethics to Action

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195137408
eISBN:
9780199863983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195137408.003.0014
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter traces the legacy of the apartheid system in South Africa, pointing out draconian social and economic policies and their ramifications for the health of different groups in the ... More


Reflections on Global Monitoring of Social Determinants of Health and Health Equity

Ritu Sadana

in Inequalities in Health: Concepts, Measures, and Ethics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199931392
eISBN:
9780199345731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199931392.003.0021
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The chapter reflects on the policy discourses and recommendations on ways to enhance global monitoring of social determinants of health and health equity, around the time of the Commission on Social ... More


Health Equity: Perspectives, Measurability, and Criteria

AMARTYA SEN

in Challenging Inequities in Health: From Ethics to Action

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195137408
eISBN:
9780199863983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195137408.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter continues the measurement discussion with a consideration of some of the greatest challenges inherent in attempts to measure inequities in health. It raises the question of what the ... More


Introduction

TIMOTHY EVANS, MARGARET WHITEHEAD, FINN DIDERICHSEN, ABBAS BHUIYA, and MEG WIRTH

in Challenging Inequities in Health: From Ethics to Action

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195137408
eISBN:
9780199863983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195137408.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter introduces the issue of unacceptable disparities in health that exist between different groups within societies: between poor, middle-income and rich groups, between urban and rural, and ... More


‘Surveillance for Equity’?: Poverty, Inequality, and the Anti-politics of Family Planning

Rebecca Williams

in Public Health and Private Wealth: Stem Cells, Surrogates, and Other Strategic Bodies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199463374
eISBN:
9780199086993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199463374.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine, Population and Demography

During the 1970s, health inequalities became a key issue for international health experts. Ever since, health ‘equity’ projects attempt to rectify these inequalities through technical interventions ... More


The Social Basis of Disparities in Health

FINN DIDERICHSEN, TIMOTHY EVANS, and MARGARET WHITEHEAD

in Challenging Inequities in Health: From Ethics to Action

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195137408
eISBN:
9780199863983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195137408.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter deals with social concepts and theories. Finn Diderichsen, Tim Evans, and Margaret Whitehead address the fundamental question of how societies generate and maintain social and health ... More


China: Increasing Health Gaps in a Transitional Economy

YUANLI LIU, KEQIN RAO, TIMOTHY EVANS, YUDE CHEN, and WILLIAM C. HSIAO

in Challenging Inequities in Health: From Ethics to Action

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195137408
eISBN:
9780199863983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195137408.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

China's outstanding health achievements before the 1980s and rapid economic growth over the past decade are well documented. Less well known, however, is the impact of the transition from a socialist ... More


How Market Ideology Guarantees Racial Inequality

Deborah Stone

in Healthy, Wealthy, and Fair: Health Care and the Good Society

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195170665
eISBN:
9780199850204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195170665.003.0022
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter focuses on racial disparities in health care. It shows how certain principles of political organization in culture in the United States perpetuate racial disparities. The chapter ... More


Japan: Historical and Current Dimensions of Health and Health Equity

TOSHIHIKO HASEGAWA

in Challenging Inequities in Health: From Ethics to Action

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195137408
eISBN:
9780199863983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195137408.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Japan has attracted considerable attention as a country with one of the highest life expectancies and lowest infant mortality rates in the world. The focus on impressive gains in average health ... More


Health and Community Equity

Paul James, Yaso Nadarajah, Karen Haive, and Victoria Stead

in Sustainable Communities, Sustainable Development: Other Paths for Papua New Guinea

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835880
eISBN:
9780824871611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835880.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter shows that the health services and health status of Papua New Guinea have been in a general decline since independence, and the health and life expectancy of people in Papua New Guinea ... More


Advancing the right to health through litigation

Oscar A. Cabrera and Ana S. Ayala

in Advancing the Human Right to Health

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199661619
eISBN:
9780191765056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661619.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses some of the aspects and areas of contention around right to health litigation. It begins with a brief overview of the history of right to health litigation, including ... More


Health Sectors as Actors and Advocates for Health and Health Equity

Fran Baum

in Governing for Health: Advancing Health and Equity through Policy and Advocacy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190258948
eISBN:
9780190258979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190258948.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Many assume that the health sector is the central government agency for health. Yet very often, health sectors are actually “illness care” sectors that give little concern to the production or ... More


Global Health Governance as Shared Health Governance

Jennifer Prah Ruger

in Global Health Justice and Governance

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199694631
eISBN:
9780191862144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199694631.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, International

PG as a global health justice theory joins with the theory of SHG to apply justice principles to health governance. SHG rests on a genuine commitment among global health actors to achieve health ... More


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