Health inequalities

In our 10-year strategy, the Academy has committed to tackling health inequalities by influencing policy and practice and ensuring that the UK’s research community is diverse, collaborative and inclusive.

Status: Ongoing

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Global Health Inequalities

The Academy of Medical Sciences and the InterAcademy Partnership organised a series of workshops on the theme of global health inequalities between March-June. The workshops convened participants from across the world to explore the impact of COVID-19 on health inequalities. 

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Mental health

The Academy has held undertaken a number of activities to support research and policy to help address the huge unmet health need of mental health.

Status: Ongoing

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COVID-19: looking ahead to winter 2021-22 and beyond

Our rapid review into ‘COVID-19: Preparing for the future’ identifies key challenges that are likely to put additional pressures on the health and social care system over the autumn and winter of 2021/22, and outlines a series of options to mitigate their impact.

Status: Implementation

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Climate change and health

In 2021, the Academy of Medical Sciences and the Royal Society undertook a working group project exploring the near-term health benefits of decarbonisation in the UK to produce a report aimed at UK policymakers. 

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