Austerity and health in Europe.

  title={Austerity and health in Europe.},
  author={Gianluca Quaglio and Theodoros Karapiperis and Lieve Van Woensel and Elleke Arnold and David McDaid},
  journal={Health policy},
  volume={113 1-2},
Many European governments have abundantly cut down public expenditure on health during the financial crisis. Consequences of the financial downturn on health outcomes have begun to emerge. This recession has led to an increase in poor health status, raising rates of anxiety and depression among the economically vulnerable. In addition, the incidence of some communicable diseases along with the rate of suicide has increased significantly. The recession has also driven structural reforms, and… CONTINUE READING

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