Commission on Health and Prosperity
Good health is the keystone of a prosperous and just country. The Commission on Health and Prosperity is a landmark initiative, exploring the case that a fairer country is a healthier country, and that a healthier country is a more prosperous country.
Broken hearted: A spotlight paper on cardiovascular diseaseProgress on cardiovascular disease was a significant driver of better health and prosperity in the latter half of the 20th century, however progress has recently stalled – with indications it may be in reverse.
Healthy places, prosperous livesThe UK is getting poorer and sicker, and this trend is not equal across the country. Poorer and sicker areas are getting poorer and sicker the most quickly.
For public health and public finances: Reforming health and social carePeople are spending more years in sickness than ever before.
Healthy people, prosperous lives: The first interim report of the IPPR Commission on Health and ProsperityHow better health could provide an answer to some of the UK's most deep-rooted economic challenges.