Social determinants of health inequalities.

@article{Marmot2005SocialDO,
  title={Social determinants of health inequalities.},
  author={Michael Marmot},
  journal={Lancet},
  year={2005},
  volume={365 9464},
  pages={1099-104}
}
The gross inequalities in health that we see within and between countries present a challenge to the world. That there should be a spread of life expectancy of 48 years among countries and 20 years or more within countries is not inevitable. A burgeoning volume of research identifies social factors at the root of much of these inequalities in health. Social determinants are relevant to communicable and non-communicable disease alike. Health status, therefore, should be of concern to policy… CONTINUE READING
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