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Recommended articles from the last HFCM Database update (August 2017)

Basu S, Carney MA, Kenworthy NJ. Ten years after the financial crisis: The long reach of austerity and its global impacts on health. Soc Sci Med 2017 Aug;187:203-207. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2017.06.026 [Epub 2017 Jun 22].

Garthwaite K, Bambra C. "How the other half live": Lay perspectives on health inequalities in an age of austerity. Soc Sci Med 2017 May 10. pii: S0277-9536(17)30315-5. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2017.05.021 [Epub ahead of print].

Wenzl M, Naci H, Mossialos E. Health policy in times of austerity - A conceptual framework for evaluating effects of policy on efficiency and equity illustrated with examples from Europe since 2008. Health Policy 2017 Jul 19. pii: S0168-8510(17)30180-X. doi: 10.1016/j.healthpol.2017.07.005 [Epub ahead of print].

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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.