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The Effectiveness of Interventions to Address Health Inequalities in the Early Years: A Review of Relevant Literature



In putting this paper together, I am grateful to a number of people who have discussed it with me, provided information about their own work or other documents I should consider, and given permission for unpublished papers to be used.

Within the Scottish Government, I should like to thank Kay Barton, Rod Burns, Amanda Carty, Sam Coope, Mary Cuthbert, Fiona Dill, John Froggatt, Rod Harrison, Gregor Henderson, Syed Kerbalai, Karen MacNee, Cathy Magee, Marjorie Marshall, Emma McCallum, Janet McVea, and Emma Stevens

In NHS Health Scotland, thanks are due to Laurence Gruer and Kate Woodman

I am also grateful to Rona Dougall, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde; Linda de Caestecker, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde; Christine Puckering, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Glasgow; and Phil Wilson, University of Glasgow

Angela Hallam
Public Health and Sport Team
Health Analytical Services Division
Scottish Government

May 2008