Health and Society

A healthy society is happier and more productive and is a key driver of economic growth. Investing in people's health therefore, means investing in society.


Our research group uses a holistic view to health, considering physical, social, mental and spiritual well-being. Health is created in everyday-life and arises from interaction between individual lifestyle, the social and physical environment.

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The Bachelor Health and Society (BGM) and the Master specialization Health and Society (MHS) at Wageningen University & Research offer the unique opportunity to study health issues both inside and outside the health care sector taking into account the interaction between lifestyle and the social and physical environment.

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