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ScotPHO paper on reducing health inequalities

December 10, 2014

A new paper from Public Health Information for Scotland (ScotPHO) argues that tax and regulatory measures are much more effective in reducing health inequalities than are health promotion style interventions.

Informing investment to reduce health inequalities (III) in Scotland: a commentary continues the findings of an NHS Health Scotland report from earlier this year which argued for radical approaches to tackling our deeply entrenched health inequalities.  Health inequalities, both papers argue, result from wider socio/economic inequalities, and can only be addressed through better redistribution of weath towards those who are least affluent in society.

Read the new ScotPHO report here

Download CHEX's briefing on health inequalities: A time for Radical Change?

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