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September 22, 2017

ICEH Collaboration

One of the main activities developed by the staff of the International Center for Equity Health (ICEH) is to make available information that frequently gets published in reports from important international institutions, such as the World Health Organization (WHO) and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). This week (September 18, 2017), The Independent Accountability Panel (IAP) for Every Woman, Every Child, Every Adolescent released, in New York, the report “

September 18, 2017

State of inequality: childhood immunization

The book "State of inequality: childhood immunization", from World Health Organization, was the first prize winner in the category "Digital and online resources" during the 2017 Medical Book Awards ceremony, which took place September 13th in the BMA house in London. The book data was generated by the International Center for Equity in Health.    

September 12, 2017

Poor rural women have less access to skilled birth attendance in low- and middle-income countries

Poor rural women have less access to skilled birth attendance in low- and middle-income countries The poorest women living in rural areas have less access to skilled care during childbirth in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), according to a study by the Federal University of Pelotas. The socioeconomic level and the place of residence are key factors for assessing inequalities in the coverage of skilled birth attendance (SBA) in these countries. Such conclusions are part of a doctor

August 17, 2017

ICEH researchers participate in the 21st IEA World Congress of Epidemiology

Researchers at the International Center for Equity in Health (ICEH) are participating in the 21st World Congress of Epidemiology (21st WCE), held from 19-22 August at the Sonic City convention center in Saitama, Japan, as part of the scientific activities calendar of the International Epidemiology Association (IEA). With the theme Global | Regional | Local Health and Epidemiology in Changing World, the 21st WCE aims to facilitate the exchange of information on the development of epidemiology