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Ana Lorena Ruano

Associate Professor
  • E-mailAna.Lorena.Ruano@uib.no
  • Phone+47 988 56 866
  • Visitor Address
    Kalfarveien 31
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7804
    5020 Bergen
Academic article
  • Hernández, Alison; Ruano, Ana Lorena; Hurtig, Anna-Karin; Goicolea, Isabel; San Sebastián, Miguel; Flores, Walter. 2019. Pathways to accountability in rural Guatemala: A qualitative comparative analysis of citizen-led initiatives for the right to health of indigenous populations. World Development. 392-401.
  • Zemedu, Theodros Getachew; Teshone, Aster; Tadesse, Yared; Bekele, Abebe; Keyes, Emily; Bayley, Patricia; Ruano, Ana Lorena. 2019. Healthcare workers’clinical knowledge on maternal and newborn care in Ethiopia:findings from 2016 national EmONCassessment. BMC Health Services Research.
  • Topp, Stephanie M; Scott, Kerry; Ruano, Ana Lorena; Daniels, Karen. 2018. Showcasing the contribution of social sciences to health policy and systems research. International Journal for Equity in Health.
  • Blume, Joern; Ruano, Ana Lorena; Wang, Siri; Jackson, Debra J; Tylleskär, Thorkild; Strand, Liv Inger. 2018. Oral medicine acceptance in infants and toddlers: measurement properties of the caregiver-administered Children’s acceptance tool (CareCAT). BMC Pediatrics.
  • Schaaf, Marta; Chhabra, Shruti; Flores, Walter; Feruglio, Francesa; Dasgupta, Jashodhara; Ruano, Ana Lorena. 2018. Does Information and Communication Technology Add Value to Citizen-Led Accountability Initiatives in Health? Experiences from India and Guatemala . Health and Human Rights: An International Journal.
  • Ruelas-González, Maria Guadalupe; Pelcastre-Villafuerte, Blanca Estela; Monterrubio-Flores, Eric; Alcalde-Rabanal, Jacqueline Elizabeth; Ortega-Altamirano, Doris Veronica; Ruano, Ana Lorena; Saturno Hernandez, Pedro J. 2018. Development and validation of a Screening Questionnaire of Family Mistreatment against Older Adults for use in primary care settings in Mexico. Health and Social Care in the community. 102-112.
  • Brolan, Claire E; Forman, Lisa; Dagron, Stéphanie; Hammonds, Rachel; Waris, Attiya; Latif, Lyla; Ruano, Ana Lorena. 2017. The right to health of non-nationals and displaced persons in the sustainable development goals era: challenges for equity in universal health care. International Journal for Equity in Health.
  • Ruano, Ana Lorena; Shadmi, Efrat; Furler, John; Rao, Krishna; San Sebastián, Miguel; Villar Uribe, Manuela; Shi, Leiyu. 2017. Looking forward to the next 15 years: innovation and new pathways for research in health equity. International Journal for Equity in Health.
  • Hernández, Alison; Ruano, Ana Lorena; Marchal, Bruno; San Sebastián, Miguel; Flores, Walter. 2017. Engaging with complexity to improve the health of indigenous people: a call for the use of systems thinking to tackle health inequity. International Journal for Equity in Health.
  • Melberg, Andrea; Diallo, Abdoulaye Hama; Ruano, Ana Lorena; Tylleskär, Thorkild; Moland, Karen Marie. 2016. Reflections on the Unintended Consequencesof the Promotion of Institutional Pregnancyand Birth Care in Burkina Faso. PLOS ONE.
  • Ruelas-González, Maria Guadalupe; Duarte-Gómez, María Beatriz; Flores-Hernández, Sergio; Ortega-Altamirano, Doris Veronica; Cortés-Gil, Jesus David; Taboada, Arianna; Ruano, Ana Lorena. 2016. Prevalence and factors associated with violence and abuse of older adults in Mexico’s 2012 National Health and Nutrition Survey. International Journal for Equity in Health.
  • Cerón, Alejandro; Ruano, Ana Lorena; Sánchez, Silvia; Chew, Aiken S; Díaz, Diego; Hernández, Alison; Flores, Walter. 2016. Abuse and discrimination towards indigenous people in public health care facilities: experiences from rural Guatemala. International Journal for Equity in Health.
  • Ruano, Ana Lorena; Furler, John; Shi, Leiyu. 2015. Interventions in Primary Care and their contributions to improving equity in health. International Journal for Equity in Health.
  • Mulumba, Moses; Nantaba, Juliana; Brolan, Claire E; Ruano, Ana Lorena; Booker, Katie; hammonds, Rachel. 2014. Perceptions and experiences of access to public healthcare by people with disabilities and older people in Uganda. International Journal for Equity in Health.
  • Ruano, Ana Lorena; Sánchez, Silvia; Jerez, Fernando José; Flores, Walter. 2014. Making the post-MDG global health goals relevant for highly inequitable societies: findings from a consultation with marginalized populations in Guatemala. International Journal for Equity in Health.
  • Ruano, Ana Lorena; Friedman, Erick; Hill, Peter S. 2014. Health, equity and the post-2015 agenda: raising the voices of marginalized communities. International Journal for Equity in Health.
  • Hussain, Sameera; Ruano, Ana Lorena; Raman, Atiya; Faiz Rashid, Sabina; Hill, Peter S. 2014. From knowing our needs to enacting change: findings from community consultations with indigenous communities in Bangladesh. International Journal for Equity in Health.
  • Brolan, Claire E.; Hussain, Sameera; Friedman, Eric A.; Ruano, Ana Lorena; Mulumba, Moses; Rusike, Itai; Beiersmann, Claudia; Hill, Peter S. 2014. Community participation in formulating the post-2015 health and development goal agenda: reflections of a multi-country research collaboration. International Journal for Equity in Health.
  • Ng’anjo Phiri, Selia; Fylkesnes, Knut; Ruano, Ana Lorena; Moland, Karen Marie. 2014. Born before arrival’: user and provider perspectives on health facility childbirths in Kapiri Mposhi district, Zambia. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth.
  • Ruano, Ana Lorena. 2013. The role of social participation in municipal-level health systems: the case of Palencia, Guatemala. Global health action.
  • Ruano, Ana Lorena; Hurtig, Anna-Karin; San Sebastián, Miguel. 2013. The process of social participation in primary health care: the case of Palencia, Guatemala. Health Expectations.
  • Ruano, Ana Lorena; Hernández, Alison; Dahlblom, Kjersting; Hurtig, Anna-Karin; San Sebastián, Miguel. 2012. It's the sense of responsibility that keeps you going': stories and experiences of participation from rural community health workers in Guatemala. Archives of Public Health.
  • Ruano, Ana Lorena; Dahlblom, Kjersting; Hurtig, Anna-Karin; San Sebastián, Miguel. 2011. If no-one else stands up, you have to: a story of community participation and water in rural Guatemala. Global health action.
  • Flores, Walter; Ruano, Ana Lorena; Phé-Funchal, Denise. 2009. Harvard School of Public Health/François-Xavier Bagnoud Center for Health and HumanRightsThe President and Fellows of Harvard CollegeSocial Participation within a Context of Political Violence: Implications for the Promotionand Exercise of the Right to Health in Guatemala. Health and Human Rights: An International Journal.
Academic literature review
  • Schaaf, Marta; Fox, Jonathan; Topp, Stephanie M.; Warthin, Caitlin; Freedman, Lynn P; Robinson, Rachel Sullivan; Thiagarajan, Sundararaman; Scott, Kerry; Maboe, Thoko; Zanchetta, Margareth; Ruano, Ana Lorena; Kok, Maryse; Closser, Svea. 2018. Community health workers and accountability: Reflections from an international "think-in".

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