Public Health 2021 Sep 14;199:20-24. Epub 2021 Sep 14.
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This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Dahlgren and Whitehead model of the main determinants of health, sometimes known as 'The Rainbow Model'. In this article, we reflect on developments over those thirty years before going on to look to the future. We start by telling the story of our model's idiosyncratic journey from initial rejection to worldwide acclaim. Read More