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Challenging Inequities in Health: From Ethics to Action

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

Abstract

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. Reflecting the purpose of the GHEI itself, this book aims to contribute to the building of global capacity to measure, monitor, and interpret developments in health equity at national and international levels to underpin action. A conscious effort is made to focus analysis on inequities in health status, rather than access to health services, and on health inequities within countries, rather than t ... More

Keywords: health equity, inequities, disparities, ethics, policy, global

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2001 Print ISBN-13: 9780195137408
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2009 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195137408.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Timothy Evans, editor
Harvard School of Public Health

Margaret Whitehead, editor
Karolinska Institute

Finn Diderichsen, editor
Karolinska Institute

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Part I ESTABLISHING VALUES

Part V CONCLUSION