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Tackling health inequalities: A Programme for Action

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    Department of Health
  • Published date:
    2 July 2003
  • Primary audience:
    Health and social care professionals
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  • Series number:
    Cm 6374
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This Programme for Action sets out plans to tackle health inequalities over the next three years. It establishes the foundations required to achieve the challenging national target for 2010 to reduce the gap in infant mortality across social groups, and raise life expectancy in the most disadvantaged areas faster than elsewhere.

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