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John Millar

Clinical Professor at the School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia and VP, Public Health Association of BC; Expert Advisor, EvidenceNetwork.ca

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All of Us Are Paying for Government Inaction on Poverty

Here's what the evidence says about the devastating outcomes of poverty: poorer health, more chronic disease, more avoidable deaths, social injustice, increasing demand and costs for healthcare services and reduced productivity of the workforce. On a large scale and over the long-term, inequality can also slow the economy and erode democracy, political and social stability.
08/07/2014 12:42 EDT