|Datum:||22. November 2017|
|Zeit:||17.00 Uhr bis 18.00 Uhr|
Dr. phil. Nicole Bachmann
Health and Social Psychologist, University of Applied Sciences Northwestern
Switzerland; FHNW School of Social Work, Institute for Social Work and
Health, Olten Switzerland
Social inequality and health in a rich country: the case of Switzerland
Switzerland is characterized by serious inequalities in morbidity and mortality due to social factors. From birth to death social determinants influence wellbeing, health behavior and the amount of resources and burden, people are confronted with. Facts about health inequality, relevant aspects of social and health policy as well as examples of interventions are discussed.
Lecture Series Fall 2017 "Mind the Gap: Lessons from Health Inequality"
The lecture series of the Department Health Sciences and Health Policy in fall 2017 will present and discuss the latest research findings on health inequalities, and show possibilities how these findings have been translated into and implemented as policy actions.