4269.0: Tuesday, November 14, 2000: 4:30 PM-6:00 PM

Applications of Equity Measurement in the Health Sector

This panel examines applications of equity measurement methods to practical problems in the field. In one paper from Bangladesh household surveys are used to evaluate the impact and appropriateness of NGO user charges for basic health and family planning services. In another from India, the relationship between poverty and immunization is analyzed. In the last paper, household and provider surveys are used in Mali to investigate the issue of unsatisfactory rates of utilization of government-sponsored health services
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement.
Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
Moderator(s):Marty Makinen, PhD
4:30 PMImmunization and poverty in India: How do the states perform?
Rohini Pande
4:45 PMImproving utilization of priority services: the Equity Initiative in Mali
Allison Gamble Kelley, MA
5:00 PMEquity Measurement in Evaluation of NGO Pricing in Bangladesh
Mahmud Khan, PhD
Sponsor:International Health
Cosponsors:HIV/AIDS SPIG; Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Caucus of Public Health Workers; Socialist Caucus

The 128th Annual Meeting of APHA