Health inequalities: an Olympic-size challenge

Publication:  Public Finance
Reference:  23 August 2012

The good news is that government interventions have had a positive impact on healthy living. The bad news is that they’re mainly helping the better-off.

Some might say that the biggest short-term impact of the Olympics has been the intense attention currently being given to its legacy. Hoping to build on the bounce of interest in physical activity, new initiatives have already been launched in London, Wales and elsewhere. Sustaining this interest may prove a significant challenge.

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