Centre for Philosophy, Justice and Health

Inequality and Health

Inequality and Health

On Tuesday March 15th we will hold a conference on inequality and health, organised by the students on the MA Philosophy, Politics, and Economics of Health.

Invited speakers will examine health inequality from the perspectives of philosophy, sociology, and policy.

The conference will be co-hosted by UCL’s Centre for Philosophy, Justice and Health and Goodenough College.

The conference will be held at Goodenough College. For the college’s location, see their website:

March 15th:
Inequality and Health Conference
Large Common Room, London House, Goodenough College
Mecklenburgh Square, London, WC1N 2AB

9.45 Registration

10.00 Alex Voorhoeve, ‘The evaluation of expectedly beneficial treatments that will disadvantage the worst off’

11.00 Adam Fletcher, 'Doing more harm than good: how health promotion interventions and social policies have had toxic effects on young people’s health.'

12.00 Lunch

12.45 James Wilson, ‘Drug patents, time and equality: an argument for why the NHS should not pay for patented drugs’ Download presentation

1.45 Suzanne Wait, 'A policy perspective on health equality and inequality’ Download presentation.

2.45 Tea

3.05 Jo Wolff, ‘Health equality and health promotion’

4.05 Sir Michael Marmot, ‘Fair society, healthy lives’ Download presentation

5.05 Finish