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Tackling inequalities in health

Tackling inequalities in health

an agenda for action : summary.

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Published by King"s Fund in London .
Written in English


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ContributionsBenzeval, Michaela., Judge, Ken., Whitehead, Margaret, 1948-, King"s Fund Institute.
The Physical Object
Pagination8p.
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Open LibraryOL16657816M

  Tackling Inequalities in Health. Margaret Whitehead. Health Education Journal 2, Download Citation. If you have the appropriate software installed, you can download article citation data to the citation manager of your choice. Simply select your manager software from the list below and click on by:   Time for justice: Tackling race inequalities in health and housing Dayna Bowen Matthew, Edward Rodrigue, and Richard V. Reeves Wednesday, Octo Facebook.

  Although the focus of the book is inequality per se rather than inequalities in health, there is much to interest doctors, both personally and professionally. For example, the chapter on income inequality explores issues of wealth as well as : Catherine Law.   The book aims to document approaches to evidence-based public health in the UK and specifically to examine the use of evidence in formulating policy to address health inequalities. The book is divided into six distinct sections, helpfully supported by an extensive introduction and editorial comment at the beginning of each : Rachael Wood.

This book offers a unique multi-disciplinary perspective on tackling health inequalities in a rich country, examining the New Labour policy agenda for tackling health inequalities and its inherent book presents an overview of progress since the publication of the seminal and ambitious Acheson Inquiry into health inequalities, and the theoretical and methodological issues.   If you dig through the provisions of the Health and Social Care Act you will find that tackling inequalities in health is meant to be one of the overarching purposes of integration. Yet inequalities are hardly mentioned in the examples, policy pronouncements and, most importantly, evaluations of integration.


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While the Black Report received international attention but had a limited impact on national policy, the Acheson Independent Inquiry into Inequalities in Health has stimulated a wide-ranging policy response.

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