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November 09, 2017

Health Inequalities

Health inequalities were a prominent theme among the debates that took place at the X Brazilian Congress of Epidemiology (Florianópolis, 2017). During the section "How to confront health inequalities: global public policy experiences", Professor Cesar Victora presented a panorama of 15 years of work by Countdown, an international and independent monitoring initiative on maternal and child health in the 81 countries with the lowest index of development. Check out the full a

November 04, 2017

Measuring inequalities in health: mini-course given by the ICEH team

Participants of the course "MEASURING INEQUALITIES IN HEALTH" positively evaluated the content, dynamics and practical classes. The course was part of the activities of the X Brazilian Congress of Epidemiology (Florianópolis - 2017) and, in the opinion of the students, only the reduced number of hours was a negative point. During the course, the main indicators used to measure child's health inequalities, data visualization tools and strategies, as well as simple and comp

November 04, 2017

Gairdner Global Health Award Ceremony

  Professor Cesar Victora received the Gairdner Global Health Award at an official ceremony of the Gairdner Foundation. The ceremony took place on October 26, 2017, at the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto.   The Gairdner Award, Canada's most important scientific award and one of the most respected in the field of health sciences in the world, distinguishes seven scientists annually for their contributions to research in medicine and global health. The winners of the 2017 ed

October 06, 2017

Brazilian Congress of Epidemiology

Brazilian Congress of Epidemiology ICEH researchers have presented works at the Brazilian Congress of Epidemiology. The event, organized by the Brazilian Association of Collective Health (ABRASCO), took place between October 7 and 11, 2017 in Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil. In addition to presenting 12 papers that deal with themes such as: trends inequalities in stunting; family planning coverage and gender bias in careseeking practices, the team also delivered the