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How Healthy Are You? Depends On Where You Live

Dr Rajesh Singh, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

03-Nov-20 16:00

How Healthy Are You? Depends On Where You Live

Several years ago, an analysis of the UK Clinical Practice Research Datalink database found that the risk of a child breaking a bone can depend on their ethnicity and where they live in the UK. We’ve come to increasingly recognise that socio-economic determinants, like poverty, education, access to social services, and racism, influence our health and well-being. We find out from consultant orthopaedic surgeon Dr Rajesh Singh what this looks like in the context of musculoskeletal health.

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Produced by: Tee Shiao Eek

Presented by: Tee Shiao Eek

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Categories:  Health PolicyDiseases and ConditionsMental HealthHealthy LivingFitnessScienceMedical Innovation and Technology

Tags:  The Bigger PictureHealth & LivingSocioeconomicPovertyHealth DisparitiesEducationRacismEthnic

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