Impacts of economic policies on access to healthcare

Since the economic crisis, policy changes across Europe appear to be moving countries away from universal health systems with broad coverage to systems where sections of the population are excluded from the full range of publicly available services. A new report from the European Public Health Association analyses these trends across Europe and contrasts the evidence that inclusive health, social, welfare and employment policies are beneficial to the economy with recent changes and health outcomes.

To read the report on the epha.org website