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New forms of data for understanding low- and middle-income countries’ health inequalities: the case of Tanzania
Authors: John W Frank, Claudia Pagliari, Eveline Geubbels, and Sally Mtenga
Source: Journal of Global Health, 8(2): 020302; DOI: 10.7189/jogh.08.020302
Topic(s): Health equity
Country: Africa
Published: DEC 2018
Abstract: In most LMICs, monitoring socioeconomic inequalities in health, to comply with SDG #10, relies on Demographic and Health Surveys, which are typically expensive, complex, infrequent and insufficiently powered to provide data suitable for planning local health services.