THE WIDENING GAP: PERCEPTIONS OF POVERTY AND INCOME INEQUALITIES AND IMPLICATIONS FOR HEALTH AND SOCIAL OUTCOMES
- Health manifestos: Labour. Dillner, Luisa // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);6/8/91, Vol. 302 Issue 6789, p1356
Focuses on the need to fight poverty inorder to improve the health problems in Great Britain. Arguments of the Labour Party to improve the nation's health; Aim to cut the inequalities in health between the rich and the poor; Failure of the government to acknowledge the contribution of poverty...
- "Tungod sa Kawad-on". Piquero-Ballescas, Maria Rosario // International Journal of Mental Health;Fall2009, Vol. 38 Issue 3, p66
Poverty in the Philippines has been a persistent problem for many years and primarily affects households and children. Survey results suggest that about a million Filipino working children are confronted by hunger and deprivation whereas case studies of 7 Filipino children in Mandaue city, Cebu...
- Measuring Social Exclusion in Routine Public Health Surveys: Construction of a Multidimensional Instrument. van Bergen, Addi P. L.; Hoff, Stella J. M.; van Ameijden, Erik J. C.; van Hemert, Albert M. // PLoS ONE;May2014, Vol. 9 Issue 5, p1
Introduction: Social exclusion is considered a major factor in the causation and maintenance of health inequalities, but its measurement in health research is still in its infancy. In the Netherlands the Institute for Social Research (SCP) developed an instrument to measure the multidimensional...
- COMMENTS. // Montenegro Household Survey;Oct2004, Issue 10, p7
Presents a list of the topics discussed in the number 10, October 2004 issue of "Household Survey Report." Gender equality in Montenegro; Assessment of Montenegro sustainable tourism; Links between poverty and environment.
- Poverty and inequity: a proper focus for the new century. Feachem, Richard G.A. // Bulletin of the World Health Organization;2000, Vol. 78 Issue 1, p1
Editorial. Discusses issues on poverty and health inequalities. Health strategies of the major and bilateral development agencies; Health inequities and inequalities; Role of the government in improving the health of the poor; Public subsidies intended to promote equity and benefit for the poor.
- Health inequalities and social group differences: What should we measure? Murray, C.J.L.; Gakidou, E.E. // Bulletin of the World Health Organization;1999, Vol. 77 Issue 7, p537
Addresses the question of whether health inequalities or social group health differences should be measured. Clarification of the strengths and weaknesses of these two approaches; Review of arguments for and against each approach; Importance of both health inequalities and social group health...
- Socioeconomic health differences. Gunnings-Schepers, Louise J.; Gepkins, Annemiek // European Journal of Public Health;Jun97, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p222
Replies to W.W. Holland's comments on the article 'Interventions to Reduce Socioeconomic Health Differences: A Review of Literature.' Problems with alternative medical assessment methods; Suggested way to reduce social inequalities; Support for policy combating the consequences of poverty.
- Equity in health. Starfield, Barbara // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/08/2000, Vol. 162 Issue 3, p346
Discusses the issue of whether health is directly related to wealth across the social position gradient within most countries. Factors involved in the theory, including political context, characteristics of communities and psychological impacts of perceptions of inequality; Formation of the...
- Health inequalities in Argentina: Patterns, contradictions and implications. De Maio, Fernando G. // Health Sociology Review;Oct2007, Vol. 16 Issue 3/4, p279
This paper examines the social gradient in self-reported health in Argentina, and at the provincial level, explores the extent to which self-reported health and mortality indicators provide dissonant health profiles. This study is based on a secondary analysis of Argentina's 2001 Survey of...