EXECUTIVE SUMMARY - RAPID REVIEW OF INEQUALITIES IN HEALTH AND WELLBEING
27 February 2023
THE IMPACT OF THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC AND THE COST OF LIVING CRISIS Reduce the inequitable social, economic and health impacts of the pandemic and the cost of living crisis by: • Ensuring that the inequitable social and economic impacts from COVID-19 containment measures are considered in planning and implementing Government policies. [...] 8 RAPID REVIEW OF INEQUALITIES IN HEALTH AND WELLBEING IN NORWAY SINCE 2014 - EXECUTIVE SUMMARY INTRODUCTION CONTEXT AND COMMISSION OF KEY QUESTIONS ADDRESSED IN THE REPORT THIS REPORT This report of a rapid review of inequalities in health The report provides up-to-date information on and wellbeing in Norway since 2014 was commissioned inequalities in health and its social determinants in by the. [...] conditions in which people are born, grow, live, work, Despite a long tradition of reducing these inequalities and age –, and the structural drivers of these conditions by introducing welfare policies and structural measures, – the unequal distribution of power, money and resources inequalities in health and the social determinants of health which shape and drive the conditions of daily life (6). [...] W hat is the role of the health system in combatting social inequalities in health, and what might an equitable health system look like? RAPID REVIEW OF INEQUALITIES IN HEALTH AND WELLBEING IN NORWAY SINCE 2014 - EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 9 THE SOCIAL DETERMINANTS OF HEALTH The social determinants of health comprise a wide and Based on their social position, the extent of social complex range of social, e. [...] 36 RAPID REVIEW OF INEQUALITIES IN HEALTH AND WELLBEING IN NORWAY SINCE 2014 - EXECUTIVE SUMMARY From the initial months of 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic The experience of the pandemic has illustrated the caused damage to society and the economy as well as urgent need for bridging political divides to address health and impacted most heavily on many of those in common ambitions and legitimise public.