12 August 2022
Researcher Gera Nagelhout on the consequences of low socioeconomic status

Children from poorer families live shorter and less healthy (and the Dutch government is not adressing this well)

Children from underprivileged families in our country live on average fifteen years shorter in good health. According to Professor Gera Nagelhout, who herself grew up in a family with a lower social economic position, the government should do more to prevent poverty and increase health.