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Social Determinants of Health and the Working-Age Population: Global Challenges and Priorities for Action

02nd November 2014 07:47

In this article, written by members of the IHE team, and concludes:

'Generally, unemployment tends to have a negative effect on physical and mental health. Being in work can protect and enhance health, but in order for this to occur, it must be “good” work. This is characterized by sufficient economic compensation, security and flexibility, and healthy physical and psychosocial working conditions. Good work should also offer opportunities for development and include vulnerable or excluded groups.'

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