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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Vulnerable young people and drugs: opportunities to tackle inequalities.

This document presents executive summaries of pieces of research carried out under the auspices of a Department of Health funded research programme. The aim of the programme was to provide research based evidence that would underpin the development of hig ...

Building Public Support for Eradicating Poverty in the UK

Delvaux, J. and Rinne, S. Health intervention, Poverty Public support is necessary to encourage Government action to tackle UK poverty. However, building public support for this can be challenging.This study:• looks at successful ways of building public s ...

Child Poverty in 2012: It Shouldn't Happen Here

Save the Children Poverty, Low income There are an estimated 3.5 million children living in poverty in the UK and this figure is expected to soar by 400,000 in the coming years.1 A lack of jobs, stagnating wages, increased living costs and spending cuts a ...

Child Poverty Map of the UK

End Child Poverty Campaign Child poverty, Child health, Deprivation West Belfast has the second highest level of child poverty in the UK, according to a new report from the End Child Poverty campaign. Out of the UK's 650 parliamentary constituencies, ...

Clustering of Unhealthy Behaviours Over Time: Implications for Policy and Practice

Buck, D. and Frosni, F. Health behaviour, Socio-economic status, Behaviour change, Unhealthy behaviours People’s lifestyles – whether they smoke, how much they drink, what they eat, whether they take regular exercise – affect their health and mortality. I ...

Health Inequalities: AYPH Research Summary

Association for Young People's Health (AYPH) & ChiMat Mental health, Physical health, Inequalities, Young people Focuses on inequalities in physical and mental health affecting young people. Includes analysis of: Fair Society, Healthy Lives strat ...

GBD Profile: United Kingdom

Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) Health loss, Disease, Injuries, Risk factors GLOBAL BURDEN OF DISEASES, INJURIES, AND RISK FACTORS STUDY 2010 The Global Burden of Disease Study 2010 (GBD 2010) is a collaborative project of nearly 500 re ...

Working for Health Equity: The Role of Health Professionals

UCL Institute of Health Equity Health equity and the health system This report demonstrates that the healthcare system and those working within it have an important and often under-utilised role in reducing health inequalities through action on the social ...

Older Women Workers' Access to Pensions: Vulnerabilities, Perspectives and Strategies

Duvvury, N., Ní Léime, Á. and Callan, A., NUI Galway and Price, L. and Simpson, M., Queen's University Belfast Women's pensions Pension systems globally are in a period of transformative change as governments struggle to manage the twin constrai ...

What are the Implications of Attitudes to Economic Inequality

Fabian Society and Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) Attitudes towards economic inequality The Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) commissioned the Fabian Society and Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) to explore and analyse attitudes towa ...

Political Debate about Economic Inequality: An Information Resource

Sheldon, R., Platt, R. and Jones, N. An exploration of politicians’ attitudes to economic inequality This study aims to increase understanding of how politicians think and talk about economic inequality, both in private and in public. It compares politici ...

Poverty, Inequality and Human Rights: Do human Rights Make a Difference?

Donald, A. and Mottershaw, E. How other countries have used human rights to tackle poverty and how this could be applied in the UK People working to tackle poverty in the UK are increasingly interested in using human rights in their work. This study looks ...

Long Term ill Health, Poverty and Ethnicity

Salway, S., Platt, L., Chowbey, P, Harriss, K. and Bayliss E. CHRONIC DISEASE, COMMUNITY, ETHNICITY, FAMILY, POVERTY This study used a mixed-methods approach to explore the links between long-term ill health and dimensions of poverty across four ethnic ‘g ...

Public Attitudes to Economic Inequality

Orton, M. and Rowlingson, K. Public attitudes to economic inequality, poverty and redistribution Economic inequality in the UK stands at historically high levels and there is emerging evidence that a high level of inequality may cause socio-economic probl ...

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