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Recommended articles from the last HFCM Database update (January 2016)

Abebe DS, Tøge AG, Dahl E.Individual-level changes in self-rated healthbefore and during the economic crisis in Europe. Int J Equity Health. 2016 Jan5;15(1):1

Barr B, Kinderman P, Whitehead M. Trends in mental health inequalities inEngland during a period of recession, austerity and welfare reform 2004 to 2013. SocSci Med. 2015 Dec;147:324-31.

Heras-Mosteiro J, Legido-Quigley H, Sanz-Barbero B, Otero-Garcia L. HealthCare Austerity Measures in Times of Crisis: The Perspectives of Primary HealthCare Physicians in Madrid, Spain. Int J Health Serv. 2016 Jan 28. [Epub ahead of print]

Dom G, Samochowiec J, Evans-Lacko S, Wahlbeck K, Van Hal G, McDaid D. The Impact of the 2008 Economic Crisis on Substance Use Patterns in the Countries of the European Union. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2016 Jan 13;13(1)

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Launch of new volumes on how the economic crisis has affected health systems and health in Europe - at the Regional Committee of WHO/Europe in Vilnius 14th-17th September.