Ministers for health in name only

Matthew Fisher

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle


Evidence on social determinants of health, health inequities and primary disease prevention and health promotion present many, currently under-utilised opportunities for Australian Government Health Ministers to genuinely be Ministers for health as well as for remedial healthcare services.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages2
Specialist publicationPearls and Irritations
Publication statusPublished - 19 Dec 2017


  • health inequities
  • scale of socioeconomic status
  • SES
  • premature mortality
  • chronic diseases
  • diabetes
  • mental illness
  • suicide
  • obesity
  • smoking
  • social determinants of health
  • SDH


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