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Volume 15 Supplement 1

The political determinants of health inequities and universal health coverage

Research

Publication of this supplement has been supported by funding from the Independent Panel on Global Governance for Health, an initiative funded by the University of Oslo. Information about the source of funding for publication charges can be found in the individual articles. The articles have undergone the journal's standard peer review process for supplements. The Supplement Editors declare that they have no competing interests.

Oslo, Norway01-02 November 2018

Edited by Sakiko Fukuda-Parr, Sonja Kristine Kittelsen and Katerini Tagmatarchi Storeng

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  1. Recent scholarship has increasingly identified global power asymmetries as the root cause of health inequities. This article examines how such asymmetries manifest in global governance for health, and how this...

    Authors: Alexander Kentikelenis and Connor Rochford

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15(Suppl 1):70

    Content type: Research

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  2. Trade and investment agreements negotiated after the World Trade Organization’s Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) have included increasingly elevated protection of inte...

    Authors: Deborah Gleeson, Joel Lexchin, Ronald Labonté, Belinda Townsend, Marc-André Gagnon, Jillian Kohler, Lisa Forman and Kenneth C. Shadlen

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15(Suppl 1):78

    Content type: Research

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  3. In many African countries, hundreds of health-related NGOs are fed by a chaotic tangle of donor funding streams. The case of Mozambique illustrates how this NGO model impedes Universal Health Coverage. In the ...

    Authors: James Pfeiffer and Rachel R. Chapman

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15(Suppl 1):0

    Content type: Commentary

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  4. The presumed global consensus on achieving Universal Health Coverage (UHC) masks crucial issues regarding the principles and politics of what constitutes “universality” and what matters, past and present, in t...

    Authors: Anne-Emanuelle Birn and Laura Nervi

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15(Suppl 1):0

    Content type: Commentary

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  5. Brazil is a populous high/middle-income country, characterized by deep economic and social inequalities. Like most other Latin American nations, Brazil constructed a health system that included, on the one han...

    Authors: Cristiani Vieira Machado and Gulnar Azevedo e Silva

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15(Suppl 1):77

    Content type: Commentary

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  6. The triple goals of Universal Health Coverage (UHC) are to cover the whole population, to reduce patients’ costs, and to expand coverage to all effective services, equitably available to all. This paper analys...

    Authors: Naoki Ikegami

    Citation: Globalization and Health 2019 15(Suppl 1):72

    Content type: Commentary

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