Global Health Observatory (GHO)

Health Equity Monitor

Inequality in births attended by skilled health personnel: The proportion of births attended by skilled health personnel in 77 low- and middle-income countries demonstrated a gradient across wealth quintiles. Median coverage in the poorest quintiles, middle quintiles and richest quintiles were 47%, 76%, and 95%, respectively.

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Towards universal health coverage

37 out of 42countries would be at least 25% closer to universal coverage in reproductive, maternal and child health services by eliminating within-country inequality

Towards equitable universal coverage in reproductive, maternal and child health services

Child mortality

88 vs 69deaths per 1000 live births illustrates the under-five mortality rates in rural vs. urban areas in 48 low- and middle-income countries

Under-five mortality rate: inequality by area of residence

Reproductive health services

16% vs 34%shows modern contraceptive prevalence for women with no education vs. secondary or higher education in 65 low- and middle-income countries

Modern contraceptive use: inequality by education level