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’The Children Left Behind: A league table of inequality in child well-being in the world’s rich countries’

UNICEF Child health This report presents an overview of inequalities in child well-being for 24 of the world’s richest countries.Three dimensions of inequality are examined including; material well-being, education, and health. Health Inequalities ...

WHO/HBSC Forum 2009. Socio-environmentally determined health inequities among children and adolescents. Summary of outcomes, background papers and country case studies

Copenhagen: WHO Regional Office for Europe Adolescent health This publication presents a summary of the outcomes from WHO/HBSC Forum 2009. This forum was the third forum in a series designed to promote adolescent health. This report also features two back ...

Young People's Health in Great Britain and Ireland: Findings from the Health Behaviour in School-Aged Children (HBSC) Survey, 2006

Brooks, F., van der Sluijs, W., Klemera, E., Morgan, A., Magnusson, J., Nic Gabhainn, S., Roberts, C., Smith, R. & Currie, C. Child health This report presents data from the 2006 Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) survey; a World Health O ...

Kids Square- Exploring Child Friendly Space in Belfast City Centre

Belfast Healthy City Child health Child friendly space is about more than specific places set aside for children, such as play parks and children’s corners. Children need access to the entire city, town and neighbourhood. They also need to be given permis ...

Shaping Healthier Neighbours for Children

Belfast Healthy Cities Healthy Children Communities Children use the environment around them to play, meet friends, and explore themselves and their skills. A quality environment, which supports walking and cycling, allows physical play and offers childre ...

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 ...

Better Together: A Guide for People in the Health Service on how you can help to Build more Cohesive Communities

Institute of Community Cohesion Community cohesion Many communities in Britain, as in other countries, are experiencing rapid change. Traditional industries have been replaced by new types of employment; women play a much more active role in the workforce ...

The Government’s Response to the Health Select Committee Report on Health Inequalities

Department of Health Health inequity The House of Commons Select Committee published its report on health inequalities on Sunday 15 March 2009. This Command Paper sets out the Government’s response to the conclusions and recommendations of that report.   ...

Tackling Health Inequalities: 10 Years on: A Review of Developments in Tackling Health Inequalities in England over the last 10 years

Department of Health Review of developments in health inequalities This report reviews developments in health inequalities over the last 10 years – from November 1998 when the Acheson report on health inequalities was published to November 2008 when the p ...

Health Inequalities: Rising to the Challenge

Department of Health Health inequity This supplement serves a number of purposes. Firstly, it is designed to celebrate the work of local authorities, the NHS and partners working together to tackle health inequalities. Secondly, it describes some of the n ...

Communicating the Social Determinants of Health: Scoping Paper

Daghofer, D. Media This report was prepared for the Canadian Reference Group on social determinants of health (CRG), supported by the Strategic Initiatives and Innovations Directorate, Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention Branch, Public Health ...

Health Inequalities: Improving NHS Performance

Department of Health HEALTH INEQUALITY, PARTNERSHIPS The national health inequalities target is widely considered one of the most challenging in the public sector: · By 2010 reduce inequalities in health outcomes by 10% as measured by infant mortality and ...

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 ...

Tackling Health Inequalities: The Spearhead Group of Local Authorities and Primary Care Trusts

Department of Health Inequalities in life expectancy The Public Health White Paper Choosing Health – making healthier choices easier sets out the importance of ensuring that as the country strives to improve its health a priority must be given to tackling ...

Tackling the Wider Social Determinants of Health and Health Inequality: Evidence from Systematic Reviews

Public Health Research Consortium Effects on health and health inequalities of interventions This summary report is drawn from a project which presents the results of a review of the evidence on the effects on health and health inequalities of interventio ...