Tag Archives: equity

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 … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

The uneven progress of sanitation in India

Professor Sandy Cairncross has recently collaborated with Arabinda Ghosh on a paper publish in the Journal of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for development. We asked Professor Cairncross to tell us more about this piece. To read the full article click … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

SHARE Funded work featured in a Huffington Post article

WaterAid is one of the SHARE consortium’s major partners. This week, in an article in the Huffington Post, the NGO’s Chief Exectuive, Barbara Frost, shared her thoughts on how aid programming can be made more inclusive of  disabled people. The article describe … Continue reading