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Fighting against social inequalities in healthcare : is it an impossible mission? (First part: feedback from physicians) Volume 12, issue 8, Octobre 2016

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Chercheur, Socioanthropologue, Université Paris-Ouest, Sophiapol (LASCO), 200 avenue de la République, Nanterre
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The more a person lives in the bottom of the social ladder the poorer his health is. Initiated before the 2008 crisis, the social inequalities in health (ISS) remain considerable in France. They are acknowledged in most European countries – including Switzerland – and neither the quality of the care system nor the mere medical intervention is sufficient to reduce them. Because their causes are... social inequalities in general.