Poverty And Health


Poverty and Health

Poverty and Health


The adverse effects of poverty on health are well documented and continue to be a major public health concern all over the world. Much of the early pioneering work in public health has its roots in the study of the health consequences of poverty (Smith, 2005). And, although poverty has long been known to cause numerous public health problems, billions of people globally continue to be affected by poverty. (Gwatkin, 2000)

Poverty and Health Outcomes

As Turnock (2007) stated that poverty has been shown to influence many health outcomes (Turnock, 2007), including all-cause mortality, infectious ...
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