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June 26, 2017

Pan American Health Organization

Professor Victora participated at PAHO Commission on Equity and Health Inequalities in the Americas in Costa Rica. The Comission is working in a report to be presented in 2018. The recommendations are to reduce or eliminate health equity gaps.To learn more: https://goo.gl/6zaCkB    

June 19, 2017

ICEH, UFPel Center becomes official collaborator of PAHO / WHO

International Center for Equity in Health (ICEH) has become a collaborator with the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO). The goal of the researchers is to help reproduce maternal and infant mortality rates in 81 countries on all continents. In charge of the coordination are Aluisio Barros and Cesar Victora (from Vinicius Peraça, Diário Popular).      

June 16, 2017

The researcher Fernando Wehrmeister, took part of the Safe Mothers and Newborn Leadership Workshop

The researcher Fernando C. Wehrmeister, took part of the Safe Mothers and Newborn Leadership Workshop, representing the International Center for Equity in Health. The activity was held in Nairobi, Kenya, from 11th to 16th of June 2017 and organized by a partnership between Harvard T. Chan School of Public Health and Aga Khan University and ISGlobal. His talk was related to the progress in reducing health inequalities in reproductive, maternal, neonatal and child health in Latin America and Ca

May 12, 2017

Wealth quintiles or deciles?

Wealth quintiles derived from household asset indices are routinely used for measuring socioeconomic inequalities in the health of women and children in low and middle-income countries. We explore whether the use of wealth deciles rather than quintiles may be advantageous. Read more: PLOS One