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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Quality, cost and utilisation of health services in developing countries: A longitudinal study in Zaire
Haddad, S; Fourier, P (1995)
Equitable health services, Resource allocation and health financing
Zambia demographic and health survey 1992
Gaisie, K; Cross, RA; Nsemukila, G (1993)
Governance and participation in health
Economic impact of malaria in Malawian households
Ettling, M; McFarland, DA; Schultz, LJ; Chitsulo, L (1994 March)
Poverty and health, Resource allocation and health financing
Value for money in South African health care: Findings of a review of health expenditure and finance
Doherty, J; McIntyre, D; Bloom, G (1996 January)
Public-private mix, Resource allocation and health financing
The effect of HIV on health care in sub-Saharan Africa
Decosas, J; Whiteside, A (1996)
Equity and HIV/AIDS
Teenage pregnancy in Botswana
Curtis, C (1988)
Poverty and health
District health service costs, resource adequacy and efficiency: A comparison of three districts
Bijlmakers, LA; Chihanga, S (1996)
Equitable health services
Socio-economic stress, health and child nutritional status at a time of economic Structural Adjustment - A three-year longitudinal study in Zimbabwe
Bijlmakers, LA; Bassett, MT; Sanders, DM (1996)
Resource allocation and health financing
Local government and inequalities in health
Betts, G ()
Equitable health services


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