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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. 

Recommended articles from the last HFCM Database update (November 2015)

Antonakakis N, Collins A. The impact of fiscal austerity on suicide mortality: Evidence across the Eurozone periphery. Soc Sci Med. 2015;145:63-78.

Buffel V, Van de Velde S, Bracke P. The mental health consequences of the economic crisis in Europe among the employed, the unemployed, and the non-employed. Soc Sci Res. 2015; 54:263-88.

Karanikolos M, Gordeev VS, Mackenbach JP, McKee M. Access to care in the Baltic States: did crisis have an impact? Eur J Public Health. 2015 Nov 4. [Epub ahead of print]

Loopstra R, Reeves A, Barr B, Taylor-Robinson D, McKee M, Stuckler D. The impact of economic downturns and budget cuts on homelessness claim rates across 323 local authorities in England, 2004-12. J Public Health (Oxf). 2015 Sep 12. [Epub ahead of print]

Rojas Y, Stenberg SÃ. Evictions and suicide: a follow-up study of almost 22,000 Swedish households in the wake of the global financial crisis. J Epidemiol Community Health. 2015 Nov 4. [Epub ahead of print]

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