Parkland Institute Research: Fact Sheets

published February 25, 2014

Sick of Inequality:

The Case for Action by the Government of Alberta on the Social Determinants of Health

by Shannon Stunden Bower

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Sick of Inequality

Using the framework of social determinants of health, Sick of Inequality looks at growing inequality in Alberta (currently the highest in the country) and quantifies the financial costs of that inequality. In particular, the fact sheet looks at how government policies aimed at reducing inequaltiy could drastically improve health outcomes in Alberta, and exactly how much money we could save in health care costs.  Follow the link above to download the full fact sheet.

download factsheet: Fact Sheet »

read the media release » 

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