Still time to submit your article: Equity in Primary Health Care Provision – More than 50 years of the Inverse Care Law

Dr Liz Sturgiss and I are guest editing a special issue of the Australian Journal of Primary Health on Equity in Primary Health Care Provision – More than 50 years of the Inverse Care Law.

There’s still time to submit your EOI for inclusion in the special issue, in the form of abstracts are due by 30 March 2022. Full submissions are due by 15th July 2022.

Key areas

We welcome submissions of primary research as well as commentary and review papers from anywhere in the world. We particularly seek submissions based on:

  • Comprehensive primary health care for specific populations, including
    – prison populations
    – Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and First Nations
    – culturally and linguistically diverse communities
    – people living in poverty
    – populations experiencing homelessness and unhoused people
    – rural and remote health
  • Models of care and health services research
  • Team based care and exploration of scope of practice
  • Policy innovations and funding models
  • Community-based responses to the needs of marginalised and oppressed groups

More information on the Australian Journal for Primary Health website.

“The availability of good medical care tends to vary inversely with the need of the population served” – Submit your article to our special issue marking fifty years of the inverse care law

Dr Liz Sturgiss and I are guest editing a special issue of the Australian Journal of Primary Health on “Equity in Primary Health Care Provision: More than 50 years of the Inverse Care Law”.

Tudor Hart, J. (1971). The inverse care law. The Lancet297(7696), 405–412.

The special issue will cover a range of topics, including:

  • Comprehensive primary health care for specific populations, including
    – prison populations
    – Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, and First Nations
    – culturally and linguistically diverse communities
    – people living in poverty
    – populations experiencing homelessness and unhoused people
    – rural and remote health.
  • Models of care and health services research.
  • Team based care and exploration of scope of practice.
  • Policy innovations and funding models.
  • Community-based responses to the needs of marginalised and oppressed groups.

There’s more information on the special issue and the Australian Journal of Primary Health herehttps://www.publish.csiro.au/py/content/CallforPapers#1. Final submissions are due by 15 July 2022 but we’re asking that people submit EOIs in the form of an abstract by 30 March 2022.