Health Inequalities

Mind the Gap...

Peter Byass | Posted 28.06.2012 | UK
Peter Byass

"Please mind the gap..." is a familiar warning for all London Underground passengers! But it is becoming an increasingly important refrain in global health - gaps in geography, wealth and medicine lead to real disadvantage and discrimination for many in terms of living healthy lives.

New Body To Tackle Health Inequalities Of Rich And Poor

PA | Posted 21.11.2011 | UK Lifestyle

A new institute to tackle health inequalities will be launched. The organisation will receive £1 million from the Department of Health over...

Healthy and Unhealthy Lives - Socially Determined

Corinna Heineke | Posted 24.12.2011 | UK
Corinna Heineke

I am a woman with two university degrees who went to a private though free school. My family did not receive means-tested benefits. Had I grown up whe...