SCIENCE ADVICE FOR POLICY
BY EUROPEAN ACADEMIES

Health Inequalities – summary report published

The ALLEA/FEAM/KNAW Symposium ‘An interdisciplinary exploration of socioeconomic position, health and causality’ took place on 24 May 2018. The event brought together key opinion leaders from various scientific backgrounds for an interdisciplinary discussion and resulted in a recently published report.

‘An interdisciplinary exploration of socioeconomic position, health and causality’

The document is part of a project under the partnership of ALLEA, FEAM and KNAW, which explores health inequalities using the evidence base and knowledge provided by a range of disciplines such as public health, genetics, economics, demographic studies and other social sciences. The project aims to identify and comprehend how different life factors can affect our health and wellbeing, and assess the impact they may have on our socioeconomic position (and vice versa).

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