Tuesday, August 4, 2020
Home Tags Health Inequalities

Health Inequalities Related News

WHO: reducing disease inequality with vaccine funding

WHO: reducing disease inequality with vaccine funding

The World Health Organization has welcomed crucial new funding for vaccines across the globe that it says will help in the fight against COVID-19,...
Lack of sleep could be linked to heart disease in disadvantaged people

Lack of sleep in disadvantaged people could be linked to heart disease

Socieconomically disadvantaged groups are more likely to have poor sleep due to life factors such as financial worry or working multiple jobs. A new study,...
Health Foundation delivers UK general election briefing on nation’s health

Health Foundation delivers UK general election briefing on nation’s health

People in the UK today are living longer than ever before, however, there remains huge difference in longevity and quality of life between people...
Looking to the future: 25 years of Regions for Health Network

Looking to the future: 25 years of Regions for Health Network

From its launch in 1993 to the present day, the Regions for Health Network (RHN) has worked towards ensuring that no one is left...

World Health Organization: health equity in Europe worsening

The first ever World Health Organization Health Equity Status Report reveals that health equity in Europe remain either the same or have worsened despite...

Hip replacement operations highlight trend of NHS privatisation

A report published by the Royal Society of Medicine highlights that NHS-funded private sector hip operations are worsening health inequality in the UK and...
Did you know that women are less likely to receive geriatric care?

Did you know that women are less likely to receive geriatric care?

More than 70% of patients receiving surgery for hip fracture are women, yet they are less likely than men to receive geriatric care during...
Its time the world hears more about Universal Health Coverage

It’s time the world hears more about Universal Health Coverage

Universal Health Coverage (UHC) is the much needed movement whereby all individuals and communities receive health services without suffering financial hardship. Today, 12 December 2018,...
Short life expectancy: Poorest dying nearly 10 years younger than the rich

Short life expectancy: Poorest dying nearly 10 years younger than the rich

According to the Imperial College London, the gap between short life expectancy of the richest and poorest sectors of society in England is increasing. Researchers...
Fill That Gap makes healthcare possible whenever, wherever

Fill That Gap makes healthcare possible whenever, wherever

Fill That Gap is a small organisation with a big vision: to ensure qualified and experienced healthcare professionals are accessible to all. Several years ago,...
One million Iraqis could see loss of health facilities due to funding gap

One million Iraqis could see loss of health facilities due to funding gap

Critical health facilities in Iraq are facing closures due to a lack of funding, which leaves nearly one million people without access to basic...
What do we know about women’s health?

What do we know about women’s health?

In a new report, Professor Johanne Sundby from Kilden genderresearch.no has argued that more knowledge is required to better understand women’s health. The report entitled...

Health Special Reports

Health eBooks

Health Partners

Pin It on Pinterest