Review: Reducing inequalities in health, a European perspective

Title Review: Reducing inequalities in health, a European perspective
Year 2005
Author J. Mackenbach and M. Bakker
DOI 10.1093/eurpub/cki141
Journal The European Journal of Public Health
Document Type Journal Article
Document Availability Full Text
Classification Equity
Abstract Mackenbach J, Bakker M, editors., London: Routledge, 2002, £18.99, ISBN 0-415-25984-3Most published scholarly material on socioeconomic inequalities in health describes the nature and magnitude of inequalities in health, rather than the effectiveness of interventions to reduce them. This book is therefore a welcome contribution in that it not only provides an overview of socioeconomic inequalities in health in Europe, but also reviews policies and interventions to reduce them. The review chapters are divided into two major sections, one containing chapters focusing on particular types of interventions, e.g. smoking policies, health care, food nutrition, etc., and the second taking a country-specific approach and describing experiences in a range of European countries. …


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