Will Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Widen Health Inequalities?

@inproceedings{Capewell2010WillCD,
  title={Will Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Widen Health Inequalities?},
  author={Simon Capewell and Hilary Graham},
  booktitle={PLoS medicine},
  year={2010}
}
Several high-income countries, including the United Kingdom, are tackling ‘‘health inequalities’’ [1]. In 2009, the various UK governments announced large-scale programmes to screen and treat cardiovascular risk [2]. The respective health ministers stated that the programmes would reduce health inequalities, although opposition parties generally predicted the opposite [3]. The potential effects of any screening policy on health inequalities clearly need to be urgently considered, not least in… CONTINUE READING

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