Faculty of Medical Sciences

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Health divides: where you live can kill you

Date/Time: Tuesday 13 November 2018, 17.30 - 18.45

Venue: Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building, Newcastle University

Free admission, all seats allocated on a first-come first-served basis.

Americans live three years less than their counterparts in Sweden, Northerners in England live two years less than Southerners, and men in Stockton-on-Tees town centre live 15 years less than those in the suburbs. This talk examines these international, regional and local health divides, demonstrating how and why geography is a matter of life and death.