HOME >> MEDICINE >> NEWS
Public policy should address the social factors behind ill health

eneral, World Health Organisation) states: "Some links between poverty and health seem obvious but in practice they can be complex and paradoxical. As Marmot points out, there are countries with a gross national product of US$10,000, which have a higher average life expectancy than others with a gross national product of over $30,000, and some social groups within the same country have a life-expectancy that is 20 years lower then the national average although their infant mortality rates are low. When the specific causes of such anomalies are known, there is a strong basis for corrective action. Health improves when that action is taken, and health systems are run and financed more effectively."


'"/>

Contact: Joe Santangelo
j.santangelo@elsevier.com
1-212-633-3810
Lancet
17-Mar-2005


Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Public morally obliged to take part in scientific research, says leading ethicist
2. Mailman School of Public Health receives Manhattan Tobacco Cessation Center grant
3. Mailman School of Public Health researchers develop infectious disease diagnostic tool
4. Public interest advocates question NIH Enhanced Access policy
5. National Academies News: William H. Foege to receive Public Welfare Medal, Academys highest honor
6. Rikke set to present the Geron Corporation - Samuel Goldstein Distinguished Publication Lecture
7. GSA confers 2004 Richard Kalish Innovative Publication Award to W. Ontarios Connidis and McMullin
8. Latest Public Policy & Aging Report forecasts possible US labor shortage
9. $25 million funds health promotion studies at UT School of Public Health
10. AAN 2004 Public Leadership Award goes to Leon Fleisher, musician who overcame dystonia
11. School of Public Health awarded $3.9 million to assess Afghan health system

Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:3/24/2017)... ... March 24, 2017 , ... The iaedp Foundation, the premier provider of ... for those suffering from the full spectrum of disordered eating, announced today that the ... from nearly all 50 states and several countries converged on the Green Valley Resort ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... PA (PRWEB) , ... March 24, 2017 , ... ... Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) wanted to create a communications platform that positions them ... this goal, Elliance and ONS reinvented their online publication as an always-on, always-fresh ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... ... ... Viewers who like to educate themselves on current issues and who enjoy ... societal issues tend to appreciate and love the "Informed" series, hosted by Rob Lowe. ... for causes around the world. , Running for charity has become a ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... March 24, 2017 , ... ... How to Walk with God #TruthwithGrace”: a devotional journal chronicling the writer’s path ... to Learning How to Walk with God #TruthwithGrace” is the creation of published ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... ... ... “The Adventures of Joey, The Dog Who Barks at Puddles”: a boisterous story about ... as God intended. “The Adventures of Joey, The Dog Who Barks at Puddles” is ... for writing, especially about truth and human behavior. , Published by Christian Faith Publishing, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:3/23/2017)... 23, 2017 The key factors driving ... diabetic population, accelerating economic growth and increasing healthcare expenditure. Some ... higher life expectancy of ESRD patients, rising demand for home ... the expansion of the market is hindered by high treatment ... ...
(Date:3/23/2017)... HICKORY, N.C. , March 23, 2017  Transportation ... accolades as an end-to-end supply chain management firm with ... of Consumer Product Solutions Rick Zaffarano was ... Star of the Supply Chain by the only publication ... the global food supply chain. "Rick has ...
(Date:3/23/2017)... and INDIANAPOLIS , March 23, 2017 ... ) and the William Sansum Diabetes Center have established ... people affected by diabetes through enhanced research, education and ... and cardiovascular disease bears a disproportionate weight on Latino ... said David Kerr , M.D., FRCPE, director of ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
Cached News: