Noortje Uphoff

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Noortje works for the Cochrane Common Mental Disorder group at the University of York on a portfolio of systematic reviews and projects relating to mental health prevention, health inequalities, global mental health and comorbidity of mental and physical health. Previously Noortje worked with the Born in Bradford study and Better Start Bradford project. She has expertise relating to research in cohort studies, social and ethnic inequalities in health, systematic reviews in public health, and evaluation of complex interventions. Noortje is interested in applying a health inequality perspective to reviews and dissemination in the field of mental health, answering questions around the wider social determinants of mental health, equal opportunities for prevention, access to mental health, and equity in effectiveness of interventions.

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The burden of mortality and morbidity carried by marginalised populations

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Noortje Uphoff appraises a systematic review and meta-analysis of morbidity and mortality in homeless individuals, prisoners, sex workers and individuals with substance use disorders in high-income countries.

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Inclusion health: a new perspective on health inequalities?

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Noortje Uphoff writes her debut elf blog on a recent paper in The Lancet, which looks at what works in inclusion health; providing an overview of effective interventions for marginalised and excluded populations.

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