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Growing Up In Britain: Ensuring a Healthy Future for our Children

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Growing Up In Britain: Ensuring a Healthy Future for our Children

Veronica English

ISBN: 978-0-727-91433-0 July 1999 BMJ Books 210 Pages

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Description

This report, brought together in book form, should have a nationwide impact. It will focus on the early years of life (0-5) and examine the socio-economic factors that influence current child health and development, and discuss the efficacy of certain interventions to reduce inequalities. Underlying themes are: nutrition, injuries and abuse, disabilities, and emotional and behavioral problems. The aim is to raise the profile of child health and place it high on the national policy making agenda.
1 Introduction.

2 Children in the uk today.

3 Inequalities in child health.

4 Nutrition.

5 Accidents and abuse.

6 The impact of disability and inequality on children.

7 Emotional and behavioural problems of children.

8 Fetal origins of adult disease.

9 Ensuring a healthy future for our children.

Appendices.

Index

- An original report from the BMA
- Covers information that has not been brought together in this form before
- Should make a valuable contribution to policy making in child health