Essays about: "health inequities"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 12 essays containing the words health inequities.

  1. 1. QUICK ECONOMIC GAINS OR LONG-TERM SUSTAINABILITY? NEGATIVE ENVIRONMENTAL AND HEALTH EFFECTS OF METAL MINING IN ARMENIA, CASE STUDY OF THE LORI REGION

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUMID International Master programme in applied International Development and Management; Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi

    Author : Anush Poghosyan; [2021]
    Keywords : mining and processing activities; environment; health; regulatory framework; DPSIR; EPH; Armenia; Lori; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Objectives. Armenia demonstrates disastrous environmental and human health outcomes in mining-reliant regions with high indicators of environmental pollution, loss if biodiversity, and degraded human health caused by mining and processing activities. READ MORE

  2. 2. Understanding health inequalities in the 21st century: the case of UHC in Peru

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Andrea Chacon Cid; [2020]
    Keywords : Universal Health Coverage; public health; health insurance; development; health-poverty trap; probit model.; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Health is a universal right, nevertheless, not all people have the same opportunities to fully enjoy it without facing financial difficulties. Universal Health Coverage has the potential to break the health-poverty trap, supporting people with the opportunity of building a healthy structure, essential for a sustainable human and economic development. READ MORE

  3. 3. An Urgent Crisis of Chronic Neglect: Lessons on Water Justice and Wellbeing in the Time of COVID-19

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Kristina Humphreys; [2020]
    Keywords : sustainable development; water justice; urban resilience; wellbeing; COVID-19; planetary health;

    Abstract : The COVID-19 crisis represents a major disruption to societies across the planet, magnifying existing threats to social-ecological resilience. Illustrating these threats are links between inadequate water and sanitation services, climate stressors, and the challenge of coping with a global pandemic. READ MORE

  4. 4. Now you see it, now you don’t - A literature-based study on identifying normative whiteness in relation to structural racism and social determinants of health

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för medicin

    Author : Laura Voutilainen; [2019-08-01]
    Keywords : whiteness; critical race and whiteness studies; social determinants of health; public health; structural racism; vithet; kritiska ras- och vithetsstudier; hälsans sociala bestämningsfaktorer; folkhälsovetenskap; strukturell rasism;

    Abstract : Background: Structural racism is increasingly regarded as a central issue for disparities in social determinants of health. Eliminating such structure can be seen as central for achieving racial health equity. READ MORE

  5. 5. Is it a scandal that around 8 million Roma fall just outside the healthcare system? : A qualitative study exploring access to the health insurance and health care for Roma staying in Sweden

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för epidemiologi och global hälsa

    Author : Nataliia Tsekhmestruk; [2019]
    Keywords : European Health Insurance; Romanian Roma migrants; qualitative thematic analysis; Sweden;

    Abstract : Introduction: The Roma is the largest ethnic minority in Europe, estimated to be over 11 million (1.35% of Europe’s total population). READ MORE