Letters Tackling health inequalities

Closing the gap between generations

BMJ 2008; 337 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.a1770 (Published 23 September 2008) Cite this as: BMJ 2008;337:a1770
  1. Sébastien Tassy, geriatrician1,
  2. Frederique Retornaz1
  1. 1Department of Psychiatry, Pr Azorin, Sainte Marguerite University Hospital, 270 Boulevard Sainte Marguerite, Marseilles 13009, France
  1. sebastientassy{at}ap-hm.fr

    A key determinant of social and healthcare inequities is missing from the World Health Organization’s report to reduce health inequities related to social injustice1 2:interest in patients decreases as they become “geriatric” patients.

    After the deaths of thousands of elderly people in the …

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