Nicole Britt Valentine

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Throughout the world, people who are vulnerable and socially disadvantaged have less access to health resources, get sicker, and die earlier than people in more privileged social positions. Health equity gaps are growing today, despite unprecedented global wealth and technological progress [1,2]. The greatest share of health problems is attributable to the(More)
Monitoring inequalities in health is fundamental to the equitable and progressive realization of universal health coverage (UHC). A successful approach to global inequality monitoring must be intuitive enough for widespread adoption, yet maintain technical credibility. This article discusses methodological considerations for equity-oriented monitoring of(More)
BACKGROUND Intersectoral perspectives of health are present in the rhetoric of the sustainable development goals. Yet its descriptions of systematic approaches for an intersectoral monitoring vision, joining determinants of health, and barriers or facilitators to accessing healthcare services are lacking. OBJECTIVE To explore models of associations(More)
INTRODUCTION Achieving a fair and equitable distribution of health in the population while progressing toward universal health coverage (UHC) is a key focus of health policy in Vietnam. This paper describes health barriers experienced by women (and children by inference) in Vietnam, and measures how UHC, with reference to maternal health services and child(More)
I n the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda (SDA), population health is characterized as an intersectoral development challenge for all countries and for the international community as a whole (1). Health-related targets are therefore placed throughout the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with the aim of highlighting the contribution of action across(More)
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