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The Poverty Site

Guy Palmer UK site for statistics on poverty and social exclusion This site monitors what is happening to poverty and social exclusion in the UK. The material is organised around 100 statistical indicators covering all aspects of the subject, from income ...

Health in All Policies: The South Australian Approach

Government of South Australia Health policies Health in All Policies (HiAP) is about promoting healthy public policy. It is a way of working across government to encourage all sectors to consider the health impacts of their policies and practices, and at ...

International Society for Equity in Health

International Society for Equity in Health Health equality Health equity is an ethical value, inherently normative, based on the principle of distributive justice and in line with the principles of human rights. However, it is necessary to banish the illu ...

WHO: Housing and Health

World Health Organization (WHO) Housing conditions Housing conditions affect people’s health. Inadequate housing causes or contributes to many preventable diseases and injuries, including respiratory, nervous system and cardiovascular diseases and cancer. ...

Equality Commission for Northern Ireland

Equality Commission for Northern Ireland INEQUALITY, LEARNING DISABILITY The Equality Commission for Northern Ireland is an independent public body established under the Northern Ireland Act 1998. The Commission undertakes and supports research work acros ...

National Clinical Audit Support Programme: National Diabetes Audit

The National Diabetes Audit (NDA) is a national audit service sponsored by the Healthcare Commission. Available since April 2004, it enables routine data collection, analysis and feedback of diabetes related data for all adults and children with diabetes ...

Health Related Behaviour Questionnaire

The Health-Related Behaviour Questionnaire (HRBQ) was first developed in 1976 for use in secondary schools [PDF] and adapted for use in primary schools [PDF] in 1988. The HRBQ provides baseline data to identify priorities for health education planning, as ...

NHS Direct

NHS Direct operates a 24-hour nurse advice and health information service, providing confidential information on: What to do if you or your family are feeling ill; Particular health conditions; Local healthcare services, such as doctors, dentists or late ...

Megapoles

refer to the resource 10.14655/6744-25025 Megapoles A network is to improve health and reduce health inequalities through information exchange Megapoles is a network of 15 European capital cities established in recognition that these cities face similar p ...

Health Inequalities Target Data Web Tool- Updated to 2003-05

The following tool contains the data for the LHO briefing â?~The London Health Inequalities Forecast: A briefing on inequalities in life expectancy and deaths from cancers, heart disease and stroke in Londonâ?T. 10.14655/6744-25190 London Health Observato ...

Informing healthier choices: Information and intelligence for healthy populations

One of the commitments given in the Choosing Health white paper was to develop and implement a comprehensive public health information and intelligence strategy. This work was led by a specially constituted Task Force and informed by extensive public and ...

Directgov

This page gives links to key facts and information about the UK, including population and census statistics, and statistical snapshots on the labour market, health, religion, social inequalities and ethnicity. 10.14655/6744-25725 Directgov Key facts about ...

Health inequality target monitoring: update to include data for 2006

These reports summarise progress against Department of Health inequality targets for 2010 in the following areas: infant mortality; life expectancy at birth for males and females; cancer (premature mortality rate) and all circulatory diseases (premature m ...

Tackling health inequalities: 2005-07 policy and data update for the 2010 national target

refer to the resource 10.14655/6744-26288 Department of Health Health inequalities national target This document provides an update on progress to meet the health inequalities national target to reduce the gap as measured by infant mortality and life expe ...

Health Inequalities Intervention Toolkit

Enhanced Health Inequalities Intervention Toolkit â?" helping to address inequalities in life expectancy and infant mortality 10.14655/6744-26820 Allan Baker, Anne Scott, Justine Fitzpatrick, Raj Mehta Toolkit to assist evidence-based local service p ...

The Information Centre

Presentation given to SEPHIG 20 July 2005 by Martin Machray 10.14655/6744-31579 National Health Service (NHS) Health and social care information The NHS Information Centre is England's central, authoritative source of health and social care informati ...

National Obesity Forum, UK

The National Obesity Forum (NOF) was established to raise awareness of the growing health impact that being overweight or obese was having on patients and the National Health Service (NHS). 10.14655/6744-35636 National Obesity Forum, UK Association tackli ...

CARA Adapted Physical Activity Centre

Irish Sports Council and IT Tralee Sports, Inclusion, Disability, Programme CARA Centre Ltd. coordinates, facilitates and advocates for the inclusion of people with disabilities in sport, physical acivity and physical education. The Centre works at a stra ...

Gender Inequality Index (GII)

United Nations Gender discrimination The disadvantages facing women and girls are a major source of inequality. All too often, women and girls are discriminated against in health, education and the labour market — with negative repercussions for their fre ...

Inequality-adjusted Human Development Index (IHDI)

United Nations HEALTH INEQUALITY, INEQUALITY Reflecting inequality in each dimension of the HDI addresses an objective first stated in the Human Development Report 1990. The 2010 Report introduced the Inequality-adjusted HDI (IHDI), a measure of the level ...