Inequality an ongoing health issue in Saskatchewan

A new report from the Saskatchewan Equity Study conducted by University of Saskatchewan (U of S) researchers reveals that health inequalities in the province have persisted for more than a decade.

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A new report from the Saskatchewan Equity Study conducted by University of Saskatchewan (U of S) researchers reveals that health inequalities in the province have persisted for more than a decade.

The report released today by lead author Dr. Cory Neudorf, associate professor in the Department of Community Health and Epidemiology in the College of Medicine, details the health inequalities experienced by Saskatchewan residents from 2001-2013.

“Inequalities in the social determinants of health and health inequalities are high and persistent across Saskatchewan,” Neudorf said. “In most cases these inequalities are getting worse or not improving, despite ongoing work on closing the gap by the health system and intersectoral planners.”

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