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FPH welcomes the Marmot Review Final Report on health inequalities

Professor Alan Maryon-Davis, FPH President, said: “Fundamentally, we need to work together to create opportunities and remove barriers to help people help themselves to better health and wellbeing. A fairer society is a healthier society and an economically stronger society.

But this report is not just about fairness and opportunity - essential though these things are. It's also about hard-nosed investment in preventive strategies that really pay off. It's about seeing people's health and wellbeing as real assets, especially in these tough economic times.”

Read the report here.

See Alan Maryon-Davis quoted on the BBC here.

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Written: 11/02/2010 , last modified: 16/08/2010