Monitoring Equity in Health and Healthcare: A Conceptual Framework

@article{Braveman2003MonitoringEI,
  title={Monitoring Equity in Health and Healthcare: A Conceptual Framework},
  author={Paula Braveman},
  journal={Journal of health, population, and nutrition},
  year={2003},
  volume={21 3},
  pages={181-92}
}
This paper aims at articulating a conceptual framework for monitoring equity in health and healthcare. The focus is on four main questions: What is health equity? What is monitoring? What are the essential components of a system for monitoring health equity? and Why monitor health equity? Monitoring equity in health and healthcare requires comparing indicators of health and its social determinants among social groups with different levels of underlying social advantage, i.e. groups who occupy… CONTINUE READING

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