Policy implications of differential health status in East and West Europe. The case of Hungary.
International conference on the social sciences and medicine. Balatonfüred HUN, 1994/10/10.
Morbidity and mortality trends in Western and Eastern Europe have differed considerably during the past three decades, although the major unfavourable processes have been essentially the same in each of the Central European countries.
The most striking feature has been the decline in average life expectancy and deterioration of age-specific mortality rates for the middle-aged, especially men.
The former socialist government took no effective action.
Due to the denial of social and environmental problems, social, health and environmental policy were underdeveloped and deformed.
Partly inherited from previous historical traditions, wishful thinking, victimization and a patronizing attitude were primary ways of dealing with problems.
Mots-clés Pascal : Morbidité, Mortalité, Etat sanitaire, Hongrie, Europe Est, Europe Centrale, Changement social, Economie socialiste, Historique, Politique sanitaire, Homme, Europe
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Morbidity, Mortality, Health status, Hungary, Eastern Europe, Central Europe, Social change, Socialist economy, Case history, Health policy, Human, Europe
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Cote : 94-0638634
Code Inist : 002B30A01B. Création : 09/06/1995.