Policy Paper 29 | Intergenerational Health Justice Index

The policy paper discusses the intergenerational potential of health and public health policies, emphasizing the need to consider the long-term effects of decisions related to these policies. Socio-economic determinants of health, economic development, and resource allocation all have implications for the health of future generations, warranting specific attention. In the field of health, the benefits and contributions to healthcare investments are captured differently throughout an individual’s life and across different generations. The potential discrepancies between generations highlight the importance of analyzing the evolution of intergenerational health justice and calculating an intergenerational justice index.

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