Skip to content

Bookmark and Share

What types of interventions generate inequalities?

Evidence from systematic reviews 

Theo Lorenc 1, Mark Petticrew 1, Vivian Welch 2, Peter Tugwell 2

J Epidemiol Community Health doi:10.1136/jech-2012-201257 -  August 2012

Website: http://bit.ly/SHlNKA

Some effective public health interventions may increase inequalities by disproportionately benefiting less disadvantaged groups
(‘intervention-generated inequalities’ or IGIs). There is a need to understand which types of interventions are likely to produce IGIs, and which can reduce inequalities.

Last Updated on Monday, 27 August 2012 18:29

Regional Office of the World Health Organization
525 Twenty-third Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20037, United States of America
Tel: +1-(202) 974-3000 Fax: +1-(202) 974-3663