The persistent lower-life expectancy of Indigenous Australians reflects contemporary social failures and the impact of a violent colonial past.
This post argues that the introduction of penicillin in post-war Italy led to lower levels of regional health inequality.
The introduction of tea in 18th century England resulted in an increase in consumption of boiled water, thereby reducing mortality rates.
Human rights are an authoritative moral and legal framework that can be used by governments to reduce socioeconomic health inequalities
Post-contact depopulation in the New World resulted from the introduction of epidemic diseases to which Indigenous peoples were defenceless.