Social health Inequalities

A Theoretical Analysis

  • Najat Khaldi Faculty of Law, Economics and Social Sciences , Cadi Ayyad University of Marrakech, Morocco
  • Fatima Arib National School of Business and Management of Marrakech, Cadi Ayyad University of Marrakech, Morocco
Keywords: Inequality, Health, Determinants


  Health disparities are responsible for many pathologies within a country and/or between different countries.  They are a major public health issue and must be taken into account in the development of health and development policies and programs.

 This article aims, on the one hand, to provide a synthetic vision of health inequalities and their main determinants and, on the other hand, to present the environmental, socio-economic and political actions to be taken in order to reduce these inequalities. There is a large body of research showing that the reduction of inequalities in health contributes to a reduction in social inequalities and that reducing these disparities requires multidisciplinary measures acting on several dimensions, particularly socio-economic characteristics, risk factors and individual behaviours. Despite the work carried out on the issue of health inequalities, this problem requires more analysis and explanations in order to take action.


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How to Cite
Khaldi, N., & Arib, F. (2021). Social health Inequalities: A Theoretical Analysis. International Journal of Accounting, Finance, Auditing, Management and Economics, 2(1), 485-501.