Over 200 organisations (including AAPT) that make up the Inequalities in Health Alliance are calling for an explicit cross-government strategy
The factors which present a barrier to good health for so many are often beyond the control of the individual. They also often sit outside the remit of the Department of Health and Social Care. a cross-government strategy is the only way to address this.
Many COVID-19 deaths could have been prevented if there had been better levels of general health before the pandemic. The IHA believes the best way to improve health is to focus on the factors which shape it.
Today, parliament will debate health inequalities & the new Office for Health Improvement & Disparities. As one of over 200 organisations in the #InequalitiesInHealthAlliance, we’re calling for a cross-government strategy to reduce health inequalities.
As one of over 200 members of the #InequalitiesInHealthAlliance, we see the real impact of health inequalities through our work – which is why we’re calling for a cross-government strategy to reduce health inequalities. Read more & join the campaign