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October 06, 2017

Brazilian Congress of Epidemiology

Brazilian Congress of Epidemiology ICEH researchers will present papers works at the Brazilian Congress of Epidemiology. The event, organized by the Brazilian Association of Collective Health (ABRASCO), will take 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 will also deli

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