NHS South of England

British Academy for Humanities and Social Sciences Report identifies 9 actions to reduce local health inequalities

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The British Academy report “If you could do one thing….” Nine local actions to reduce health inequalities has been published.

A collection of opinion pieces on health inequalities from leading social scientists. Each of the authors has written an article, drawing on the evidence base for their particular area of expertise, identifying one policy intervention  that they think local authorities could introduce to improve the health of the local population and reduce health inequalities.

The report seeks to help local policymakers improve the health of their communities by presenting evidence from the social sciences that can help reduce inequalities in health.

The full report and a summary can be found at: http://www.britac.ac.uk/policy/Health_Inequalities.cfm

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