CHAIN – a new centre for the international study of socioeconomic inequalities in health

  Mirza Balaj and Terje Andreas Eikemo

A new research centre focusing on global health inequalities was launched at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) on 23 of October 2017. The objective of the Centre …

The alcohol harm paradox – Or why alcohol related harm affects poor people more, although they drink less

  Anna Gallinat

By Anna Gallinat. We all know health inequalities exist and persist. Systematic differences in people’s health occur between socio-economic classes or geographical areas, although there are other inequalities, for example …

A multi-disciplinary and knowledge exchange approach to health promotion at the DoRS Centre, Italy

  EuroHealthNet

By Elena Barbera. Established in 1998 as an initiative of Piedmont Region Health Department and located in Grugliasco, near Turin, Italy, the DoRS Health Promotion Documentation Centre of Piedmont Region takes …

Ireland – Institute of Public Health (IPH) – Longstanding health conditions among three-year-old children in Ireland

  Prof Kevin P Balanda

Institute of Public Health in Ireland – One in six three-year in Ireland have a serious longstanding health condition Prevalence higher among boys and children from lower socio-economic backgrounds By …