A Ministerial Task Force on Health Inequalities led by the Minister for Public Health Scotland was established in 2007 to identify and prioritise practical actions to reduce the most significant and widening nationwide health inequalities. This report series monitors a range of health indicators over time. The 2022 report presents a range of indicators selected in order to monitor health inequalities over time. With the exception of the healthy birthweight indicator, significant health inequalities persist for each indicator covered in the report.
Find the “Long-term monitoring of health inequalities: March 2022 report” here.
Find the full report series (in English) here.
Find further information on the Scottish Ministerial Task Force on Health Inequalities here.
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Financial security, social protection, social inclusion, access to care, poverty, Governance, Health in All Policies, Economy of Wellbeing, Health Impact Assessment, sustainable development, Groups that experience vulnerability: women, ethnic minorities, LGBTI+, migrants, disability