There Is A Growing Sense That The Health Gap Between Socioeconomic Groups Is Getting Worse In Many Countries To Address This Gap, Conceptual Clarity And Empirical Evidence Are Needed Along With A Greater Focus On Equity In Policy Making This Book Is Designed To Present Cutting Edge Research And Policy Analysis To A Wide Non Specialist Readership Of Students, Professionals And Policy Makers It Brings Together In One Volume New Perspectives On The Conceptual Foundations Of Health Equity, Empirical Evidence On The Scale And Nature Of The Inequities In Health In 12 Countries Around The World, And Assessments Of The Associated Policy Developments And Their Implications For The Future It Aims To Help Build Global Capacity To Measure, Monitor And Interpret Developments In Health Equity At A National And International Level The In Depth Country Analyses Draw On Epidemiology, Demography, Economics And Other Fields To Approach Health Inequalities From Several Different Angles The Topics Covered Range From Adolescent Livelihoods In Tanzania To The Health Burden Of Indigenous Peoples In Mexico, From Health Equity In Japan To The Gender Gap In Life Expectancy In Russia.
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- 348 pages
- Challenging Inequities in Health
- Margaret Whitehead
- 03 January 2017 Margaret Whitehead