"Europe can make a difference against health inequalities" says ECDC Director

110607_Director_speech_health_inequalities_Page_1.jpgAn Informal Meeting of Ministers of Health, one of the major events related to the development of EU policy in the field of health, takes place in Sopot (Poland) on 5-6th July. ECDC Director Marc Sprenger gave a speech presenting evidence of health ...

Fair London, Healthy Londoners?

murzlo_Page_01.jpgThe London Health Commission published a report providing an overview of current health inequalities in London, both in terms of health outcomes and also in relation to key indicators for the wider social determinants of health. It is intended to illustrate the current situation ...

Poorer women less likely to survive breast cancer

women-cancer-620_1.jpgA new report shows that poorer women from most disadvantaged areas in England are less likely to survive breast cancer. Such women tend to be diagnosed later and miss out on most effective treatments. The All Breast Cancer Report, published by the National Cancer ...

WHO Report - Social determinants approaches to public health

9789241564137_eng_Page_001.jpgWHO published a report related to social determinants approaches to public health. The health of a population is measured by the level of health and how this health isdistributed within the population. The WHO publication from early 2010, entitled Equity,social determinants and public ...

WHO-Reports on social determinants for health

9789241500869_eng_Page_01.jpgThe Department of Ethics, Equity, Trade and Human Rights of WHO launched a WHO publication series devoted to the social determinants of health.  The series will explore themes related to strategy, governance, tools and capacity building for addressing the social determinants of health ...
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