Sir Ian Gilmore and Mark Bellis on health and inequalities
Posted on 24-03-2013

Sir Ian Gilmore starts the talk on inequalities in health between social classes in the UK and the increasing gap between the rich and the poor. He also stresses that in society there should be an equity of opportunity to have a healthy lifestyle.

Mark Bellis talks on forthcoming work titled “Understanding the Alcohol Harm Paradox to focus the development of interventions”. He examines the reasons of why the poorest people in Britain who consume reasonably similar amount of alcohol seem to suffer twice the levels of alcohol related harm.

‘Alcohol and British Society’ – Alcohol Research UK

Location: London

Alcohol Research UK's 2013 conference took place on 12 March 2013, exploring alcohol and British society: Understanding the role of alcohol in contemporary British society is key to targeting the harms it can cause. This conference presented some of the latest developments in alcohol research, addressing issues such as: -Why alcohol harms are unevenly spread…

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