Journals Higher Education
Important OUP's Response to COVID-19 Learn more



Published: 28 September 2006

608 Pages | 46 b/w line illus. & a color-plate section

ISBN: 9780198520832

Bookseller Code (05)

Public Health Evidence

Tackling Health Inequalities

Edited by Amanda Killoran, Catherine Swann, and Michael P Kelly
Editorial Advisory Board: Simon Ellis, Astero Kanaris, Antony Morgan, Louise Millward, Bhash Naidoo, and Loraine Taylor

  • The health gap between rich and poor is widening; there are national targets for reducing health inequalities by the year 2010
  • Provides the scientific evidence-base behind health inequalities, bringing it up-to-date with other more evidence-based clinical specialties
  • Covers major issues such as alcohol and drug misuse, low birth weight, teenage pregnancy, HIV transmission, smoking, obesity, sexually transmitted diseases and good mental health
  • Expert contributors involved from various research groups
  • Covers a subject of political concern and public relevance

Also of Interest