Welcome to Research Unit 2723

Research Unit 2723 "Understanding the institutional context of health inequalities among young people. A life stage approach" was approved by the German Research Foundation (DFG) on 7 December 2018 for a first, three-year funding phase and began its work in July 2019 under the leadership of the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg.

Research Unit 2723 is investigating how institutional contexts from birth to young adulthood are associated with the emergence of health inequalities. The project marks the first-ever DFG-funded research unit to work exclusively in the field of medical sociology and public health research.

The research unit brings together leading researchers from different universities. In addition to MLU Halle Wittenberg, BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg, Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf, Heidelberg University, Ludwig Maximilian University Munich and Robert Koch Institute are involved in the joint project.




5. Digitales Projekttreffen

Grüße aus dem Homeoffice! Zum fünften Projekttreffen fanden wieder alle Standorte digital zum regen Austausch zusammen.

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Protocol for the scoping review from SP2 published

Characteristics of early childhood education and care (ECEC) centers are relevant for children’s health!

We are pleased to announce that our scoping review about the association of kindergarten meso-level characteristics with health, health behavior, and wellbeing of children is now published in IJERPH mdpi.com/1660-4601/18/9/4973/pdf

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Trauerfeier Thomas Lampert

Im Rahmen des Kongresses Armut und Gesundheit findet am 17.03.2021, 09:30-11:00 ein Fachsymposium im Gedenken an Thomas Lampert statt.

Die Teilnahme an der Veranstaltung ist kostenlos, eine Anmeldung zum Kongress aber erforderlich. Dies ist über die Website https://2021.armut-und-gesundheit.de/registration.html möglich.

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Participating institutions

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