Using economic development to improve health and reduce health inequalities
Creating a society where everyone has an opportunity to live a healthy life requires action across government. This report contains case studies of economic development strategies which look beyond narrow financial outcomes as measures of success, and instead aim to enhance human welfare.
How to interpret research on ethnicity and COVID-19 risk and outcomes: five key questions
The coronavirus pandemic has brought ethnic inequalities in health to the attention of the public. This web report outlines five key questions to help you to evaluate research on ethnicity and COVID-19 risk and outcomes.
The nation’s health: priorities for the next government
Worrying trends in the United Kingdom’s public health have emerged in recent years that cannot be overlooked by the incoming government. This briefing focuses on what action the next government needs to take to create a healthier UK society.
Creating healthy lives
The Health Foundation is working to bring about change through their Healthy Lives strategy. Building on previous work, this report makes the case for a whole-government approach to improve health in the United Kingdom, and identifies some of the steps required to achieve it.
Reframing the conversation on the social determinants of health
This briefing presents the main findings from research commissioned by the Health Foundation and carried out by the FrameWorks Institute, analysing public understanding, expert opinion and media narrative around health. It also presents findings from questions sponsored by the Health Foundation in the 2017 British...