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 The Community Empowerment Evidence Network Power can determine how we function, how we access resources for health, and how good we feel about ourselves, our lives and our futures. Sir Michael Marmot highlighted the importance of this kind of individual control or power: ‘how much control you have over your life – and the opportunities you have for full social engagement and participation – are crucial for health, well-being and longevity. It is inequality in these that plays a big part in producing the social gradient’. i There is growing evidence that an individual’s level of power to influence decisions […]
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