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Health Equity Assessment Toolkit (HEAT): software for exploring and comparing health inequalities in countries

  • Ahmad Reza Hosseinpoor1Email author,
  • Devaki Nambiar2,
  • Anne Schlotheuber1,
  • Daniel Reidpath3 and
  • Zev Ross4
BMC Medical Research MethodologyBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201616:141

Received: 9 May 2016

Accepted: 19 September 2016

Published: 19 October 2016

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19 Sep 2016 Editorially accepted
19 Oct 2016 Article published 10.1186/s12874-016-0229-9

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Authors’ Affiliations

World Health Organization, Geneva 27, Switzerland
Public Health Foundation of India, Gurgaon, India
Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Monash University, Jalan Lagoon Selatan, Selangor, Malaysia
ZevRoss Spatial Analysis, Ithaca, USA