This publication is the second in a series based on seminar workshops organized by the Health Equity Network. This set of papers seeks to explore and increase understanding of the issues which link concerns with equity and health in the UK and globally, with an emphasis on low and middle income countries. It gives new international perspectives on equity, in the context of globalization.
This paper includes:
- A comparison of health inequalities policy in the UK and developing countries an
- The issue of food deprivation in the developing world
- An argument against economic adjustment mechanisms used by the World Bank and the IMF
- How globalisation has contributed in some settings to widening inequality
- Inequities in post-conflict situations
Oliver A (2002) International perspectives on equity and health: as seen from the UK. Research report. Nuffield Trust.