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Health inequality indicators- Presentation

Outlines key criteria for indicators and specific issues re health inequality indicators Pencheon, D. Health inequalities Outlines key criteria for indicators and specific issues re health inequality indicators Health Inequalities Research and Evaluation ...

Health inequality indicators: basket of local indicators: working draft

refer to the resource Association of Public Health Observatories, Health Development Agency Health indicators, health inequalities In November 2002, Matrix MHA was commissioned by the Association of Public Health Observatories (APHO) and the Health Develo ...

Health Poverty Index Presentation

Presentation given by Jo Watson at the SEPHIG meeting May 2003 on the Health Poverty Index Jo Watson, SEPHO Health Poverty Index Presentation given by Jo Watson at the SEPHIG meeting May 2003 on the Health Poverty Index Health Inequalities Research and Ev ...

Health inequality measurement presentation

presentation by Alison Hill and Anita Sims from SE masterclass, 3rd-4th December 2003. Anita Sims and Alison Hill Health inequalities Presentation by Alison Hill and Anita Sims from SE masterclass, 3rd-4th December 2003. Health Inequalities Research and E ...

The Irish alcohol misuser in England: Ill served by research and policy? Some suggestions for future research opportunities.

Inequalities in the physical and psychological health of the first- and second-generation Irish subjects have been well documented. Despite the fact that the Irish alcohol misuser is subject to a number of unhelpful stereotypes, the research concerning al ...

Alcohol-related and hepatocellular cancer deaths by country of birth in England and Wales: analysis of mortality and census data.

BACKGROUND: The incidence of and mortality from alcohol-related conditions, liver disease and hepatocellular cancer (HCC) are increasing in the UK. We compared mortality rates by country of birth to explore potential inequalities and inform clinical and p ...

Travellers and substance use in Ireland: Recommendations for drug and alcohol policy

The Traveller community was traditionally protected from drug use by distinct traditional anti-drug norms and potent family networks within their â?~separatenessâ?T from the â?~settledâ?T community. Estimations of Traveller substance use remain clouded du ...

Primary medical care in Irish prisons

BACKGROUND: An industrial dispute between prison doctors and the Irish Prison Service (IPS) took place in 2004. Part of the resolution of that dispute was that an independent review of prison medical and support services be carried out by a University Dep ...

Social inequalities in health. New evidence and policy implications

Health inequalities according to people's social standing are persisting, or even growing, in modern societies. Recent decades have revealed evidence of strong variations in life expectancy, both between countries and within them. This widening of so ...

Reducing young people's drinking

This series of Good Practice Guides is designed to share important information about health inequalities and some of the evidence-based measures that can be taken to reduce the stark differences in health and wellbeing within populations. The conditions i ...

Report of an audit of child protection research in Ireland 1990-2009.

Findings: A total of 190 research documents were identified in line with the criteria agreed between the researchers and the CAAB, and are included in the audit. The key findings from the analysis of the audit are as follows: â?¢ Research identified in th ...

Good Practice Guides: Reducing young people's drinking

Actions to tackle health inequalities demand the efforts of government, statutory organisations, and community, voluntary and private sectors. This Good Practice Guide to reducing young peopleâ?Ts drinking is one of a series designed to capture informatio ...

Putting a health inequalities focus on the Northern Ireland cardiovascular service framework

The PHA, supported by the Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) and other agencies and individuals, has completed a health impact assessment (HIA) on the Cardiovascular Service Framework (CVSFW) for Northern Ireland.The CVSFW is the first in a serie ...

Creating Healthy Alliances: Reducing Health Inequalities

A report from the North South Health Services Partnership based on the proceedings of a conference held on 18th May 2004 in Dundalk North South Health Partnership Health Services A report from the North South Health Services Partnership based on the proce ...

Improving Equity in Health by Addressing Social Determinants

The Commission on Social Determinants of Health knowledge Networks, Lee, J. H. and Sadana, R. Health equity This recently published book highlights actions to improve health equity based on findings from the nine global Knowledge Networks that were establ ...

Working in Partnership: Community Development Strategy for Health and Wellbeing

Health and Social Care Board and Public Health Agency Community development The aim of this strategy is to strengthen communities and improve health and social wellbeing by placing an increasing emphasis on community development, prevention and early inte ...

An Accessible Transport Strategy for Northern Ireland

Department for Regionl Development, Northern Ireland Transportation Older people and people with disabilities make up a significant proportion of the Northern Ireland population and they face a number of barriers when trying to make use, or make full use, ...

Do differences in the administrative structure of populations confound comparisons of geographic health inequalities?

JACKSON, ANDREW; population health; public health; Background: Geographical health inequalities are naturally described by the variation in health outcomes between areas (e.g. mortality rates). However, comparisons made between countries are hampered by o ...

Educational inequalities among school leavers in Ireland 1979-1994

Smyth, Emer; Educational inequality; School leavers; Education; Quantitative methods; Ireland; The extent to which inequalities in educational outcomes persist in modern Ireland has been the subject of much debate. This paper investigates whether the rapi ...

Growing Up in Ireland- Key Findings: Infand Cohort (at 5 years) No.1 Transition to school among five-year-olds

Growing Up in Ireland Child development This is the first in a series of Key Findings from the third wave of interviews with the Infant Cohort in Growing Up in Ireland. The families of around 11,000 children were initially interviewed in 2008/09 when the ...