Bringing Clarity to the Reporting of Health Equity

PLoS Med. 2012 Oct;9(10):e1001334. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001334. Epub 2012 Oct 30.


The PLOS Medicine editors discuss the new extension to the PRISMA reporting guidelines, PRISMA for Equity (PRISMA-E), and why it is relevant to the journal and to health research more generally.

Publication types

  • Editorial

MeSH terms

  • Evidence-Based Medicine
  • Guidelines as Topic*
  • Health Services Accessibility*
  • Health Status Disparities*
  • Healthcare Disparities*
  • Human Rights
  • Humans
  • Meta-Analysis as Topic
  • Publishing / standards*
  • Quality Control
  • Research*
  • Review Literature as Topic

Grant support

The authors are each paid a salary by the Public Library of Science, and they wrote this editorial during their salaried time.