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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Discussion paper 2: A critique of uneven health outcomes and neoliberalism in Africa
Bond, P; Dor, G; University of the Witwatersrand Graduate School of Public and Development Management; Jubilee South Africa (2003 March)
Health equity in economic and trade policies
Discussion paper 1: Participation and accountability in health systems: The missing factor in equity?
Loewenson, R; TARSC (2000)
Governance and participation in health
Policy paper 10: Geographic patterns of deprivation and health inequities in South Africa: Informing public resource allocation strategies
McIntyre, D; Muirhead, D; Gilson, L; Govender, V; Mbatsha, S; Goudge, J; Wadee, H; Ntutela, P; Health Economics Unit, University of Cape Town; Centre for Health Policy, University of Witwatersrand; Health Economics and Financing Programme, London School o (2000 August)
Poverty and health, Resource allocation and health financing
Policy paper 5: Health and human rights in Southern Africa?
Klugman, B; Kgosidintsi, N; Womens Health Project, University of Witwatersrand (2000 July)
Values, policies and rights
Policy paper 4: World Trade Organisation agreements: Implications for equity and health in Southern Africa
Munot, G; Southern African Development Community Health Sector Co-ordinating Unit (2000)
Health equity in economic and trade policies
Policy paper 3: A review of experience concerning household ability to cope with the resource demands of ill health and health care utilisation
Goudge, J; Govender, V; Centre for Health Policy, University of Witwatersrand; Health Economics Unit; University of Cape Town (2000 June)
Poverty and health
Policy paper 2: Equity in health in Southern Africa: Overview and issues from an annotated bibliography
EQUINET Steering Committee (1998 May)
Equity in health
Policy paper 1: Can research fill the equity gap in Southern Africa?
Loewenson, R (1999 September)
Equity in health, Monitoring equity and research to policy
Policy paper 7: Equity in health in Southern Africa: Turning values into practice
EQUINET Steering Committee (2000 September)
Values, policies and rights
Policy paper 8: An examination of public sector subsidies to the private health sector: A Zimbabwe case study
Mudyarabikwa, O; University of Zimbabwe Medical School (2000 September)
Resource allocation and health financing


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