Raj Bhopal - Honorary Life Member of Society for Social Medicine
[9 Mar 2016] Following free nominations from the membership and ratification from the committee Professor Raj Bhopal has been awarded with the status of Honorary Life Member of the Society for Social Medicine.
This is in recognition of his outstanding contribution towards the field of Social Medicine and to show thanks for his continued support for, and engagement with, the Society.
Social medicine is the study of health in its widest sense. It recognizes the broad determinants of health – income and poverty, education, environmental factors such as housing and transport – as well as health care and genetic influences. The Society aims to promote the development of scientific knowledge in social medicine. This covers a range of subjects including epidemiology, the medical and health needs of society, the provision and organization of health services and the prevention of disease.
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