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Killoran, Amanda and Swann, Catherine and Kelly, Michael P, eds. (2006) Public health evidence: tackling health inequalitites. Oxford: Oxford University Press.


  • Describes trends in health inequalities as an enduring and international phenomenon; acknowledged in England by government targets for reducing health inequalities by the year 2010
  • Documents developments in evidence-based public health and health inequalities, focusing on the experience of the UK in particular
  • Highlights some of the difficulties involved in advancing evidence-based public health, and ways they are being addressed
  • Provides case studies of how evidence is influencing both policy and practice, covering such areas as smoking, teenage pregnancy, alcohol and cancer, and area-based programmes and initiatives designed to tackle the multiple dimensions of deprivation and health inequalities
  • Brings together expert contributors from a range of research groups in the UK and abroad
  • Covers a subject of political concern and public relevance
Item Type
Book
Publication Type
International, Book
Drug Type
All substances
Intervention Type
Harm reduction
Date
2006
Call No
GA4
Pages
xxii,
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Place of Publication
Oxford
ISBN
0-19-852083-2
EndNote
Accession Number
HRB 4717 (Available)
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