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Library Guide on Health Equity
Journals on Health Equity / Disparities, Population Health, & Cultural Competence
Health Affairs is the leading journal of health policy thought and research. This peer-reviewed journal explores health policy issues of current concern in domestic and international spheres. Its mission is to serve as a high-level, nonpartisan forum to promote analysis and discussion on improving health and health care, and to address such issues as cost, quality, and access.
Provides comprehensive, authoritative strategies for improving the systems and policies that affect health care quality, access, and outcomes, ultimately improving the health of an entire population. The Journal delivers essential research on a broad range of topics including the impact of social, cultural, economic, and environmental factors on health care systems and practices.
Examines relationships between physical activity and health, how physical activity influences all aspects of health and behavioral, community, and environmental interventions that may affect physical activity on an individual and/or population basis.
Laboratory and field research in such areas as health, race relations, discrimination, group processes, population growth, crowding, violence, poverty, environmental stress, negotiations among nations, organizational issues and environmental psychology.
Explores the problems and challenges of health disparities among the diverse populations of the United States and the world; mission is to present research that will guide the development of evidence based solutions, policy and programs.
Peer reviewed articles for professionals in the fields of family planning, population studies and maternal and child health on a variety of subjects including contraceptive practice and research, adolescent pregnancy, abortion and legal issues.
[2004-, One Year Embargo] Empirical, philosophical and methodological studies dealing with problems relating to the measurement of all aspects of the quality of life; health, population, shelter, transportation, natural environment, social customs and morality, and mental health.
[2003-, One Year Embargo] Supports all staff in social services, health, housing, voluntary or the private sector to meet the demands of caring for the increasing population of older people in our society.