Health equity refers to the study and causes of differences in the quality of health and healthcare across different populations.Health equity is different from health equality, as it refers only to the absence of disparities in controllable or remediable aspects of health. It is not possible to work towards complete equality in health, as there are some factors of health that are beyond human influence.Inequity implies some kind of social injustice. Thus, if one population dies younger than another because of genetic differences, a non-remediable/controllable factor, we tend to say that there is a health inequality.
Related Journals of Health Equity
Journal for Equity in Health, International Journal of Public Health and Safety, Journal of Health Economics, International Journal for Quality in Health Care, International Journal for Equity in Health, Journal of Healthcare Communications
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