The Lancet Planetary Health, Volume 7, Issue 1, January 2023, Pages e97-e102
This Personal View supports SDGs 3 and 16 by presenting a case study using Indigenist health humanities to offer a way to understand planetary health. The authors indicate that embedding Indigenous knowledge and voices into planetary health education is important as part of decolonising learning in health professional education.
Evolving stillbirth rates among Black and White women in the United States, 1980–2020: A population-based study
Lancet Regional Health - Americas, Volume 16, December 2022
This Article supports SDGs 3, 5, 10 and 16 by assessing changes in stillbirth rates overall and for Black and White women, finding that there was a substantial racial disparity and suggesting that targeted health and social policies are needed to address this issue.
The Lancet Regional Health - Americas, Volume 17, January 2023, 100408
This viewpoint supports SDGs 3, 5, 10 and 16, focusing on the drivers of Black maternal mortality and advocating the collection of disaggregated data to support improvements in Black maternal health.
Ethnic disparities in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: A population-based cohort study among adult Danish immigrants
The Lancet Regional Health - Europe, Volume 22, November 2022
This Article supports SDGs 3 and 16 by assessing whether ethnicity influences the risk of out of hospital cardiac arrest in immigrants in Denmark. The authors emphasise that identifying ethnic disparities is important to understand and prevent out of hospital cardiac arrests and to reduce inequalities.
Inequalities in the health, nutrition, and wellbeing of Afrodescendant women and children: A cross-sectional analysis of ten Latin American and Caribbean countries
Lancet Regional Health - Americas, Volume 15, November 2022
This Article supports SDGs 3 and 16 by assessing gaps in the evidence on key health outcomes and inequalities in Latin American and Caribbean countries, focusing particularly on inequalities between people of African descent and people of non-African descent.
Racial disparities in COVID-19 outcomes: Unwarranted statistical adjustments and the perpetuation of stereotypes
Lancet Regional Health - Americas, Volume 14, October 2022
This Viewpoint supports SDGs 3 and 16, focusing on the underlying causes of racial disparities in SARS-CoV-2 infections and outcomes.
It's high time Canada started collecting race-based performance data on medical training and careers
The Lancet Regional Health - Americas, Volume 14, October 2022
This Viewpoint supports SDGs 3 and 16 by presenting a call to action to collect race-based performance data for medical professionals, focusing particularly on the Canadian context.
The Lancet Planetary Health, Volume 6, October 2022
This Personal View supports SDGs 3 and 16, focusing on Indigenous epistemologies in planetary health and suggesting ways to work progressively towards a decolonial vision of planetary health.
Assessment of U.S. heart transplantation equity as a function of race: Observational analyses of the OPTN database
The Lancet Regional Health - Americas, Volume 13, September 2022
This Article supports SDGs 3 and 16 by measuring the rate of heart transplantation among Black and White waitlist candidates. The findings suggest that transplantation rates, as well as the rate of delisting for death or clinical deterioration, has worsened for Black candidates compared with White candidates, and that the causes for this disparity require further study.
The United Nations General Assembly decided that International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples would be observed every year on 9th August. On this day, people from around the world are encouraged to help spread the UN’s message on the protection and promotion of the rights of indigenous peoples. Elsevier is pleased to share this special collection of freely available articles to help spread awareness about this important topic. Please feel free to download and share these papers.