This annotated bibliography of publications provides materials sourced from published and grey literature within different theme areas of work relating to equity in health in east and southern Africa.

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Equity in health and health care: A WHO/SIDA initiative
Brevman, P; Tarimo, E; Creese, A; Monasch, R; Nelson, L (1996)
Values, policies and rights
Two models for change in the health services in Zimbabwe
Bloom, G (1985)
Resource allocation and health financing
Problems and prospects for health sector: Links in the Southern African region: The role of South Africa
Beattie, A; Rispel, L (1993)
Governance and participation in health
A national health plan for South Africa
African National Congress (1994)
Values, policies and rights, Health equity in economic and trade policies
The concepts and principles of equity and health
Whitehead, M (1990)
Equity in health
Literature review: Equity in the health sector in developing countries: With lessons learned for sub-Saharan Africa
Waters, H (1995)
Equity in health
Quality-adjusted life years (QALYs) and the equity trade off
Wagstaff, A (1991)
Equity in health, Monitoring equity and research to policy
Explaining health inequalities: Beyond Black and Baker
Vagero, D; Illsley, I (1995)
Equity in health
Equity and efficiency in health reform: A European view
Vagero, D (1994)
Equity in health
Policies for health sector development: Where does equity feature?
Price, M (1997)
Equity in health, Resource allocation and health financing


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