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Equilogues

The Health Equity Research Initiative in India initiated a series of webinars (seminars online) in 2017. This series aimed to generate a discussion among researchers, advocates, practitioners and policy makers to improvet he coverage adn scope of health equity research and its advocacy in India. Labelled 'Equilogues: Closing the gap: one dialogue at a time for health equity', the series began in February 2017, the webinar is organised once every 2 months, and has hosted 13 interesting talks since. Since October 2018, the Health Equity Network India (HENI) (with its secretariat at the Health Equity Cluster, IPH Bengaluru) took over hosting Equilogues.
Gender Inequities in Publicly Funded Health Insurance Schemes by Rajalakshmi RamPrakash

Gender Inequities in Publicly Funded Health Insurance Schemes by Rajalakshmi RamPrakash

Rajalakshmi RamPrakash is a researcher and a social activist on gender and health-based out of Chennai. She has a Masters in Social Work and a Doctorate in Social Sciences from Tata Institute of Social Sciences. She has been involved in several research studies on themes intersecting gender with sexual and reproductive health, law, ethics, health insurance and health systems. She is a member of Jan Swasthya Abhiyan, Gender & Evaluation Community and is currently with Loyola Institute of Business Administration (LIBA), Chennai.

Introduction to health equity and how to address it in systematic reviews by Denny John

Introduction to health equity and how to address it in systematic reviews by Denny John

Introduction to health equity and how to address it in systematic reviews. The webinar will provide concepts of health equity, and its relation to social determinants of health. The need to look at health inequity beyond a ‘Rich-Poor’ Gap, using PROGRESS-Plus dimensions in systematic reviews, will be discussed. The concepts of using equity in knowledge translation efforts such as evidence summary and policy briefs will also be explained.