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Convergence Theory and the Salmon Effect in Migrant Health  

Yudit Namer and Oliver Razum

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Aug 2018
For decades, researchers have been puzzled by the finding that despite low socioeconomic status, fewer social mobility opportunities, and access barriers to health care, some migrant groups ... More

Environmental Health in Latin American Countries  

Luiz Augusto Cassanha Galvao, Volney Câmara, and Daniel Buss

The relationship between environment and health is part of the history of medicine and has always been important to any study of human health and to public-health interventions. In Latin ... More

Health Equity Metrics  

Juan Garay, David Chiriboga, Nefer Kelley, and Adam Garay

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Feb 2019
There is one common health objective among all nations, as stated in the constitution of the World Health Organization in 1947: progress towards the best feasible level of health for all ... More

Health Policies and Systems in Latin America  

Asa Cristina Laurell and Ligia Giovanella

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Jun 2018
Since the early 1990s, health policy in Latin America has focused on reform in most countries with the explicit purpose to increase access, decrease inequity, and provide financial ... More

Nonlinear Pricing with Reference Dependence  

Catarina Roseta-Palma, Miguel Carvalho, and Ricardo Correia

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Aug 2020
Many utilities, including water, electricity, and gas, use nonlinear pricing schedules which replace a single uniform unit price, with multiple elements such as access charges and ... More

Occupational Health Challenges for Immigrant Workers  

Emily Q. Ahonen

Occupational health and safety concerns classically encompass conditions and hazards in workplaces which, with sufficient exposure, can lead to injury, distress, illness, or death. The ways ... More

Street Science: Community Knowledge for Global Health Equity  

Jason Corburn

Street science is the processes used by community residents to understand, document, and take action to address the environmental health issues they are experiencing. Street science is an ... More

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