Socioeconomic-related health inequality in South Africa: evidence from General Household Surveys

@inproceedings{Ataguba2011SocioeconomicrelatedHI,
  title={Socioeconomic-related health inequality in South Africa: evidence from General Household Surveys},
  author={John E Ataguba and James Akazili and Di Mcintyre},
  booktitle={International journal for equity in health},
  year={2011}
}
BACKGROUND Inequalities in health have received considerable attention from health scientists and economists. In South Africa, inequalities exist in socio-economic status (SES) and in access to basic social services and are exacerbated by inequalities in health. While health systems, together with the wider social determinants of health, are relevant in seeking to improve health status and health inequalities, those that need good quality health care too seldom get it. Studies on the burden of… CONTINUE READING