Key concepts

Drivers of Inequity

You will see the term “Drivers of inequality” throughout EQUIST. This refers to one of three factors that contributes the most to inequalities in a select target population. The main driver is the criteria we use to operationalize our strategy:

  1. Province/District: regions within a country. For example, there could be substantial geographic differences in mortality or other relevant dimensions across regions.
  2. Wealth quintile: categorized from poorest (Q1) to richest (Q5)
  3. Areas of residence: urban vs. rural

 

Related Articles

  • Equity Coverage Frontier

    In an attempt to develop realistic and feasible benchmarks for improvements in effective coverage for the most disadvantaged children through reduction of underlying bottlenecks and for resulting improvements in early...
  • Service Delivery Mode

    The service delivery mode is one of three levels of the health system: 1) Family care (community) practices–interventions delivered at the level of the household or community, by individuals themselves...
  • Bottleneck Reduction Value

    To assess a realistic pace at which bottlenecks for the deprived populations could be reduced an analysis of 54 countries was carried out. For each country and each coverage determinant,...
  • Screen-Shot-2016-04-19-at-07.39.09-PM-300x149

    Operational Coverage Frontier

    In the UNICEF’s recent Narrowing the Gap II study, a group of over 50 countries was included; one of the key areas of analysis was the measurement of changes in...