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Tackling Inequalities: Where are we now and what can be done?

BMJ 2001; 322 doi: (Published 03 March 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;322:560
  1. Catherine Law, epidemiologist
  1. MRC Environmental Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton

    Eds C Pantazis, D Gordon

    Policy Press, £15.99, pp 250

    ISBN 1 86134 146 6

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    Hot on the heels of evidence based medicine comes evidence based health policy, with a proliferation of articles and journals and the birth of academic centres and review facilities. Advocates of this movement cite a sizeable body of research that might inform or even determine policy and press for randomised trials of health policy interventions. Others argue that the current evidence base is wholly insufficient and that a wider range of methodologies needs to be considered. Evidence …

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