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Policy approaches to address the social and environmental determinants of health inequity in Asia-Pacific

Loring, Belinda; Aungkasuvapala, Narongsakdi; Baum, Fran; Blaiklock, Alison; Chiang, Tung-liang; Cho, Youngtae; Dakulala, Paison; Guo, Yan; Hashimoto, Hideki; Horton, Kellie; Jayasinghe, Saroj; Matheson, Don; Nguyen, Huong Thanh; Otto, Caleb; Rao, Mala; Reid, Paaparangi; Surjadi, Charles; Friel, Sharon

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Asia Pacific is home to over 60% of the world’s population and the fastest growing economies. Many of the leadership in the Asia Pacific region is becoming increasingly aware that improving the conditions for health would go a long way to sustaining economic prosperity in the region, as well as improving global and local health equity. There is no biological reason why males born in Cambodia can expect to live 23 years less than males born in Japan, or why females born in Tuvalu live 23 years...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012-10-15
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/11710
Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Public Health 24.6 (2012): 896-914
DOI: 10.1177/1010539512460569

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