Tuesday, May 27, 2008

[EQ] European Portal for Action on Health Equity

European Portal for Action on Health Equity


Website: http://www.health-inequalities.eu/?uid=f50300c73e2b51ce71766a9d2972f60d&id=home


This Portal is a tool to promote health equity amongst different socio-economic groups in the European Union. The Portal includes information on policies and interventions to promote health equity within and between the countries of Europe, via the socio-economic determinants of health.


The portal is a host to:

§        Country Profiles listing the main policies, actors and tools developed to address health inequalities on a national level.

§        Database of Good Practices and Innovative Approaches to reducing health inequalities.

§        EU Policy Section with Case Studies to illustrate how EU Policies and Programmes can affect health equity at the national level.

§        Health in all Policies Section with examples of how other policy areas can contribute to greater health equity, and mechanisms to achieve this.

§        Relevant links related to the issue of health inequalities





Closing the Gap: This publication contains summaries of what each of the 21 ´Closing the Gap´ partners are doing to address health inequalities in their countries, as well as the conclusions and recommendations of this 3-year initiative.



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This message from the Pan American Health Organization, PAHO/WHO, is part of an effort to disseminate
information Related to: Equity; Health inequality; Socioeconomic inequality in health; Socioeconomic
health differentials; Gender; Violence; Poverty; Health Economics; Health Legislation; Ethnicity; Ethics;
Information Technology - Virtual libraries; Research & Science issues.  [DD/ IKM Area]

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and interpretations included in the Materials are those of the authors and not necessarily of The Pan American
Health Organization PAHO/WHO or its country members”.


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