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dc.contributor.authorNelson, Erica
dc.contributor.authorBloom, Gerald
dc.contributor.authorShankland, Alex
dc.date.accessioned2018-05-01T11:27:07Z
dc.date.available2018-05-01T11:27:07Z
dc.date.issued2018-05-01
dc.identifier.citationNelson, E., Bloom, G. and Shankland, A. (2018) Accountability for Health Equity: Galvanising a Movement for Universal Health Coverage, IDS Bulletin 49.2, Brighton: IDSen
dc.identifier.urihttps://opendocs.ids.ac.uk/opendocs/handle/20.500.12413/13691
dc.description.abstractIn July 2017, IDS hosted a workshop on ‘Unpicking Power and Politics for Transformative Change: Towards Accountability for Health Equity’, with the aim of generating dialogue and mutual learning among activists, researchers, policymakers, and funders working towards more equitable health systems and a commitment to Universal Health Coverage (UHC). This issue of the IDS Bulletin is based around three principal themes that emerged from the workshop as needing particular attention. First, the nature of accountability politics ‘in time’ and the cyclical aspects of efforts towards accountability for health equity. Second, the contested politics of ‘naming’ and measuring accountability, and the intersecting dimensions of marginalisation and exclusion that are missing from current debates. Third, the shifting nature of power in global health and new configurations of health actors, social contracts, and the role of technology. For the first time in IDS Bulletin history, themes are explored not only in text but also through a selection of online multimedia content, including a workshop video, a photo story and a documentary. This expansion into other forms of communication is explicitly aimed at galvanising larger numbers of people in a movement towards UHC and the linked agenda of accountability for health equity. The articles and multimedia in this IDS Bulletin reflect the fact that while the desired outcome might be the same – better health for all – accountability strategies are as diverse as the contexts in which they have developed.en
dc.description.sponsorshipOpen Society Foundations, Vozes Desiguais/Unequal Voices, Future Health Systems consortium, the Impact Initiative and Health Systems Globalen
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherInstitute of Development Studiesen
dc.relation.ispartofseriesIDS Bulletin;49.2
dc.rightsThis is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International licence, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original authors and source are credited. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/legalcodeen
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dc.titleAccountability for Health Equity: Galvanising a Movement for Universal Health Coverageen
dc.typeArticleen
dc.rights.holderInstitute of Development Studiesen
dc.identifier.teamHealth and Nutritionen
dc.identifier.doi10.19088/1968-2018.127
dcterms.dateAccepted2018-05-01
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