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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

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).