News tagged with health inequalities

Unemployed are in poorer health than they say they are

In an international context, Norway stands as an egalitarian country with only small class and income disparities, in which everyone basically has equal access to universal health care. Yet research on self-reported health ...

Jun 24, 2015
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To tackle inequalities, build health into all public policies

Many of today's public health issues – diabetes, cancer, obesity, cardiovascular disease – are strongly associated with social inequalities. Literature from across the world shows that gaps in income, employment, education and access to acute ...

Jan 16, 2015
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Gender inequalities in health: A matter of policies

A new study of the European project SOPHIE has evaluated the relationship between the type of family policies and gender inequalities in health in Europe. The results show that countries with traditional family policies (central ...

Jul 28, 2014
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