How Healthy Are You? Depends On Where You Live
Dr Rajesh Singh, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
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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 Policy, Diseases and Conditions, Mental Health, Healthy Living, Fitness, Science, Medical Innovation and Technology
Tags: The Bigger Picture, Health & Living, Socioeconomic, Poverty, Health Disparities, Education, Racism, Ethnic,