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International Perspectives on Health Equity (IPHEE) is an interdisciplinary open access journal focused on new, innovative research that contributes to understanding work towards achieving global health equity. It emphasizes intersections between sustainability and health, including social, cultural, political, economic, and system level dimensions of health. To this end, the journal is committed to the publication of research and learning that aligns with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

eISSN: 2977-0246

This journal is open access

Aims and scope

Ensuring equity across healthcare systems and services is a vital component towards the delivery of Sustainable Development Goal 3 and the global goal of good health and wellbeing for all. International Perspectives on Health Equity (IPHEE) aims to highlight the challenges of health equity but also to celebrate, promote and learn from the successful research, policy and practice that is happening in this arena. Content published will aim to engage, advance, challenge and reframe debates about healthy equity.

The journal is international and interdisciplinary in coverage as a reflection that health equity and maintaining healthy lives and wellbeing for all needs a collaboration of disciplines and approaches. The journal is a destination for research, practice and policy contributions concerned with exploring such thematic areas:

  • Access to health and social care systems for marginalised communities
  • Inequity in mental health
  • Digital health equity
  • Gender health inequity
  • Health equity in later life
  • Indigenous health equity
  • Race inequity in health
  • Disability and health inequity
  • Health equity for immigrants and migrants
  • Environmental health and equity

This journal is aligned with our healthier lives goal

We understand the importance of a world that recognises and protects the most vulnerable and acknowledges the importance of a healthy mind as well as a healthy body.

SDG 1 No poverty
SDG 2 Zero hunger
SDG 3 Good health & well-being
SDG 6 Clean water & sanitation
SDG 8 Decent work & economic growth
SDG 10 Reduced inequalities
Find out about our healthier lives goal