Public health as a discipline in the face of violence, injuries and inequalities

  title={Public health as a discipline in the face of violence, injuries and inequalities},
  author={Giuseppe La Torre and Vittoria Colamesta},
  journal={Journal of Public Health},
It is well known that health inequalities do occur in highlydeveloped countries, as well as in lesser-developed ones.Moreover, there is evidence that not only economic, but alsosocial, cultural and lifestyle factors are fundamental issues indetermining health outcomes in different parts of the popula-tion (Hurrelmann et al. 2011; Marinacci et al. 2009;Eberleetal.2010).Injuriesandviolencerepresentasignificantcauseofmortality and physical disability all over the world (Nasrullah2010), and as such… 
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