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Prioritize diseases of the poor. When choosing which interventions to implement, an essential starting point is to match them closely to the local epidemiological profile of conditions affecting the poor. This requires assessing the burden of disease and allocating resources accordingly. Deploy or improve services where the poor live. Because health services tend to be more accessible to the urban and better-off populations, there is a natural tendency for new interventions to reach them first.

Mahapatra P et al. Civil registration systems and vital statistics: successes and missed opportunities. Lancet, 2007, 370(9599):1653–1663. Nolen LB et al. Strengthening health information systems to address health equity challenges. Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 2005, 83(8):597–603. O’Donnell O et al. Analyzing health equity using household survey data. Washington, DC, World Bank, 2008. 28 Handbook on health inequality monitoring 3. Measurement of health inequality Inequality is a complex and ambiguous concept that can be measured and conveyed using a variety of statistical techniques.

Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 2012, 90(9):664–671. Sousa A, Dal Poz MR, Carvalho CL. Monitoring inequalities in the health workforce: the case study of Brazil 1991–2005. PLoS One, 2012, 7(3):e33399. 4 Strengths and limitations of key data sources Each of the key data sources used in health inequality monitoring has its own unique advantages and disadvantages. Some of these have already been discussed either implicitly or explicitly, and many of them will vary from country to country.

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