All posts tagged equity

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Bearing the cost of informal mhealth: a call to action

By Katie Hampshire (Durham University)

This wasn’t a paper I’d been intending to write – rather, it demanded to be written in Health Policy and Planning. We had been working for the last three years on an ESRC/DFID-funded project researching the impacts of mobile phone use on…

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Ted Eytan

What can we do now to end the HIV-AIDS epidemic?

By Vishnu Shankar (Stanford University)

With over 36.9 million individuals globally living with HIV-AIDS and an estimated 35 million people dead since the start of the epidemic, what will it take to have an AIDS-free generation? Last month, the United Nations announced their ambitious goal to end…

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A Stich, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine

What’s next after a successful ITN mass campaign to achieve universal coverage?

By Albert Kilian, Technical Director, Tropical Health LLP

In a recently published article, Zöllner and colleagues provide a very interesting assessment of ownership and equity of insecticide treated nets (ITN) following a mass distribution campaign in Burkina Faso. They report results from two representative household surveys in the Nouna…

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