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International Journal for Equity in Health

International Journal for Equity in Health

Editor-in-Chief: L. Shi; E. Shadmi
Managing Editor: Ana Lorena Ruano

ISSN: 1475-9276 (electronic version)

Journal no. 12939

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Founding Editor Professor Barbara Starfield was considered one of the most important researchers in the field of Primary Health Care and was instrumental in leading projects to develop important methodological tools, including the Primary Care Assessment Tool, the CHIP tools (to assess adolescent and child health status), and the Johns Hopkins Adjusted Clinical Groups (ACGs) for assessment of diagnosed morbidity burdens reflecting degrees of co-morbidity.   

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Impact Factor: 1.738 (2016) * 

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  • Aims and Scope

    Aims and Scope


    International Journal for Equity in Health presents evidence relevant to the search for, and attainment of, equity in health across and within countries. The journal publishes research which improves the understanding of issues that influence the health of populations. This includes the discussion of political, policy-related, economic, social and health services-related influences, particularly with regard to systematic differences in distributions of one or more aspects of health in population groups defined demographically, geographically, or socially.

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