Towards Legally Mandated Public Health Benchmarks

Document Type : Viewpoint

Authors

1 Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands

2 Lifelines Cohort Study and Biobank, Roden, The Netherlands

3 University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands

4 Aletta Jacobs School of Public Health, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands

5 Faculty of Law, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands

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Introduction

Tremendous progress has been made in improving human health over the last 150 years, but more recently there have been serious setbacks. Well before the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, increases in life expectancy were levelling off, non-communicable diseases (NCDs) were on the rise worldwide, and health inequalities between socioeconomic and ethnic groups were escalating.1 ...(Read more...)

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Articles in Press, Corrected Proof
Available Online from 16 October 2022
  • Receive Date: 25 January 2022
  • Revise Date: 20 July 2022
  • Accept Date: 15 October 2022
  • First Publish Date: 16 October 2022