To be healthy is not just about the absence of disease; it is also dependent on being part of society, having an education, a job, a family and to be able to live a reasonably safe and secure life. Examination of these broader determinants of men’s health and wellbeing and an exploration of the way men live their lives creates a useful backdrop to understand the health challenges men are facing.
There has been a steady and continual change in the male population structure across Europe. It is also recognised that men are not a homogenous group, with marked differences existing as a result of their social position within society.
The session will put a spotlight on this issue to highlight the policy asks needed.