social inequality in health

social inequality in health

Social medicine Any disparity in the risk and incidence of disease and access to health care, based on socioeconomic factors
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The PHA also underscores that public health policy shall focus on social inequality in health, that municipalities are responsible for planning and implementation of initiatives, and that health for all shall be achieved by universal measures.
(1) A focus on social inequality in health means to pay attention to those individuals who do not take advantage of public health campaigns and universal initiatives.
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