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21. Program Co-Leads
(About us/Hub)
... health and the influence of economic and social policies on inequalities in health. Read more             Douglas Manuel is a Senior Scientist of the Ottawa ...
Thursday, 19 April 2012
22. PHIRN Doctoral Awards 2011 & 2012
(Building Capacity/PHIRN Fellows)
2011 NameProject Edwin Ng Political and Welfare State Determinants of Social Inequalities and Population Health: A Time-Series Cross-Sectional Study of Canadian Provinces. Hasu Ghosh Understanding ...
Tuesday, 17 April 2012
23. Spotlight on John Frank
(PHIRN Newsletters/Fall/Winter 2011/12)
... the costs, of programmes and policies that aim to improve the health of the population, and reduce health inequalities. But the latter function is the one current research is the weakest on. Many important ...
Wednesday, 14 March 2012
Environmental health inequalities in Europe Assessment report WHO European Centre for Environment and Health, Bonn Office WHO Regional Office for Europe, 2012 Available online PDF [212p.] at:  http://bit.ly/xA9tmV ...
Tuesday, 06 March 2012
... inhabit: their homes and workplaces. Furthermore, the conditions in which people live and work can vary according to factors such as income, occupation, education, and ethnicity, and lead to inequalities ...
Tuesday, 06 March 2012
...  ".....it provides a comprehensive collection of material for those concerned to document and understand health inequalities...." ".......a welcome contribution to the resources available to people ...
Saturday, 18 February 2012
It is designed to assist evidence-based local service planning and commissioning, including Joint Strategic Needs Assessments. The Toolkit does this by providing information on the diseases, which are ...
Saturday, 18 February 2012
... of health that influence capacity to act on information or to assessing equity outcomes and unintended consequences. In addition to describing intervention activities that address inequalities, the framework ...
Thursday, 09 February 2012
... growing health inequalities Health inequalities between population groups in Finland have widened in recent years. The prevalence of health problems is higher among those with the lowest education and ...
Sunday, 23 October 2011
... group serves as a catalyst for action and as forum to review evidence, explore opportunities for action and augment attention and resources devoted to health inequalities across member organizations. The ...
Thursday, 06 October 2011
... life expectancies measure health status and summarize mortality across age groups in a specific area,4,6 these differences in life expectancies point to inequalities in health stemming from the "causes ...
Wednesday, 05 October 2011
... Region in September 2010 as part of the review. This report further describes some of the Region's inequalities that were set out in the first report. Key developments reported are: the review's ...
Friday, 30 September 2011
33. Population and Health Equity & Intervention Literature in Ontario 2005-2009
(Working Paper Series: É/Exchange/Population and Health Equity & Intervention Litera)
... of research efforts and optimize building on existing research. Defining Health Equity Health equity is defined as the absence of unjust, unfair and avoidable systematic social inequalities in health ...
Friday, 23 September 2011
... about inequalities in health and health care and system responses (both health and non-health) to improve equity. The Chair is secured by a two million dollar endowment jointly funded by CHEPA, the Ontario ...
Thursday, 22 September 2011
... for change Marmot, M. Fair Society, Healthy Lives: A Strategic Review of Health Inequalities in England Post-2010 (Marmot Review) Reducing health inequalities is a matter of fairness ...
Wednesday, 21 September 2011
36. Bibliography Academic Literature
(Scoping Review of the Population Health Equity/References)
...  Agha, M. M., Glazier, R. H., & Guttmann, A. (2007). Relationship between social inequalities and ambulatory care-sensitive hospitalizations persists for up to 9 years among children born in a major ...
Wednesday, 21 September 2011
37. References (for the Executive Summary, Methodological Approach & Discussion)
(Scoping Review of the Population Health Equity/References)
... S. Inequalities in health in Scotland: what are they and what can we do about them? MRC Social & Public Health Sciences Unit: Glasgow, 2007. Marmot, M. R. et al. (1991). Health inequities among British ...
Wednesday, 21 September 2011
38. Summary & Discussion
(Scoping Review of the Population Health Equity/Summary & Discussion)
... et al. 2009).  In light of this, action on health equity requires research and action across the range of intersecting social determinants of health so as to reduce inequalities in life circumstances ...
Wednesday, 21 September 2011
39. Executive Summary
(Scoping Review of the Population Health Equity/Introduction and Method)
... health equity and intervention research? The concept of ‘health equity’ is the absence of unjust, unfair and avoidable systematic social inequalities (class, gender, occupation etc) in health (or in ...
Friday, 16 September 2011
40. CDPAC Call For Abstracts
(News|Events/Latest News)
... acted on the root causes of chronic disease in Canada. Producing the greatest gains in the health status of Canadians will require continued urgent action to reduce the inequalities that give rise to chronic ...
Tuesday, 16 August 2011