This report reviews the international evidence from the International Horizon Scanning and Learning reports on the direct and indirect impact of COVID-19 increasing the health gap. It focuses on inequalities and vulnerable groups to better understand and address the unequal distribution of indirect impacts resulting from the pandemic.
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused unprecedented challenges for populations, health systems and governments worldwide which have resulted in lasting economic, social and health impacts. Health inequities have been exacerbated, with certain population groups disproportionately affected by levels of infection, hospitalisation and deaths from COVID-19. Furthermore, some groups have also experienced unequal indirect impacts resulting from […]
New report finds that tackling inequality could save hospitals in Wales £322 million every year
A new report published by the World Health Organization Collaborating Centre on Investment for Health and Well-being, at Public Health Wales, has found that tackling inequality could save hospitals in Wales £322 million every year. This is the equivalent of a brand new NHS hospital, or the yearly salaries of nearly 10,000 extra nurses every […]
The International Health Coordinating Centre (IHCC), WHO Collaborating Centre on Investment for Health and Well-being, Public Health Wales has launched the first Global Citizenship e-Learning resource for the NHS. This free online learning platform is aimed at health professionals, and all in the NHS in Wales, who are interested in learning more about Global Citizenship […]
Welcome to the new International Health website
The Public Health Wales International Health Team website launches today! Welcome to the new International Health Team website, hope you find the new site and our reports useful. The International Health Team is part of the Public Health Wales WHO Collaborating Centre (WHO CC). For information on the WHO CC please see their new website […]