MIHE is looking to establish theme areas, signature initiatives, research agendas, clusters, etc. that can help give some definition to the institute and provide some focus to our activities.
Noted British inequality researcher Danny Dorling refers them as “the scandal of our times”. He is referring to “health inequities”: the avoidable poorer health that is experienced by people living with social and economic disadvantage. Income, social class, employment status, gender, race and ethnicity have a profound effect on health by shaping the circumstances in which people are born, grow, live, work and age.