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Equity

Report of the Commission on Equity and Health Inequalities in the Americas
Just Societies Commission on Equity and Health Inequalities in the Americas
Health Inequality Monitoring
Quinquennial Report of the Director of the Pan American Sanitary Bureau 2013–2017
List and Knowledge Network
Health equity assessment toolkit
Equitable strategies. Save lives
Innov8 - approach for reviewing national health programmes To leave no one behind

A society that meets the needs of its members, in an equitable way, is likely to be a society with a high level of population health and relatively narrow health inequities.

Just Societies

Equity and Health

Universal access to health care should be a feature of all societies, being priorities for the Region of the Americas, the prevention of communicable and non-communicable diseases.

 

Equity and Governance

Governance for health equity through action on social determinants requires, at a minimum, adherence to the United Nations Development Programme’s principles of good governance.

 

Documents on VHL

Equity and Social Determinants of Health

There is increased evidence and awareness that good health requires not only access to health care, but also action on the social determinants of health.

 

Documents on VHL

Health equity assessment toolkit

Related Themes

Ethnicity

Gender

Human Rights