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How do gender and disability influence the ability of the poor to benefit from pro-poor health financing policies in Kenya? An intersectional analysis

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Health inequity has mainly been linked to differences in economic status, with the poor facing greater challenges accessing healthcare than the less poor. To extend financial coverage to the poor and vulnerable, Kenya has therefore implemented several pro-poor health policy reforms. However, other social determinants of health such as gender and disability also influence health status and access to care. This study employed an intersectional approach to explore how gen...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1186/s12939-018-0853-6

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Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-3473-3603
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
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Name:
Wellcome Trust
Grant:
107527
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Name:
UK Department for International Development
Publisher:
BioMed Central
Journal:
International Journal for Equity in Health More from this journal
Volume:
17
Issue:
1
Pages:
149
Publication date:
2018-09-19
Acceptance date:
2018-08-31
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EISSN:
1475-9276
Pmid:
30231887
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:920879
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uuid:0a46fa50-e65d-47dc-9752-bd4ac931a2fe
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pubs:920879
Source identifiers:
920879
Deposit date:
2018-10-17

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