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Action on social determinants of health is essential to tackle noncommunicable diseases

Kumanan Rasanathan & Rüdiger Krech Department of Ethics, Equity, Trade and Human Rights, World Health Organization, Geneva , Switzerland. Bulletin of the World Health Organization October 2011 Available online at: http://bit.ly/nIxOak...

Costa Rica Hosts Regional Consultation on Social Determinants of Health PAHO/WHO

Costa Rica Hosts Regional Consultation on Social Determinants of Health PAHO/WHO http://t.co/tCw4jrV According to WHO, most of the global burden of disease and the causes of health inequities arise from the conditions in which people are...

Dr. Smita Pakhalé (Epi & Biostat)

Hello, Caste and castism related atrocities are an inhuman reality for millions living in countries such as India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Pakistan, SriLanka. This marginalized population invariably contributes most to the staggering morbidity and...

Dr. Oscar Mujica, Washington DC

There are, indeed, many things popping out for closer scrutiny when reading the paper that I am left wondering if my apparent difficulty to extract (and synthesize) the ‘big picture’ here has something to do with an inherent haphazard...

Laura C. Altobelli -Lima, Peru

From your perspective, what are three key recommendations regarding the social determinants of health that you would like to suggest for the Regional Position Paper? Consider empowerment or agency as a social determinant of health. There...

Mariano Rojas FLACSO-Mexico

I would like to start by distinguishing between two components of health: clinical health (also known as diagnosed health) and experienced health (also known as subjective health and usually measured as health satisfaction ). Experienced health...

Dr Carlos Santos-Burgoa, Washington DC

Comentarios al Documento Técnico de DSS Versión 1. I. SOBRE EL ABORDAJE GENERAL A. Este es un documento conceptual que contribuye a integrar los conceptos, y clarificar muchos de ellos B. Estructura 1. La introducción es excelente y...

Dr Hernan Montenegro PAHO/WHO

Los objetivos planteados por la Conferencia Mundial sobre DSS me parecen muy buenos y oportunos. Sin duda que esta Conferencia contribuirá a llamar la atención sobre la necesidad de abordar los DSS con un enfoque más amplio, al igual que a...

Poverty is critical to focus on as a social determinant of he

From your perspective, what are three key recommendations regarding the social determinants of health that you would like to suggest for the Regional Position Paper? 1. Poverty is critical to focus on as a social determinant of health. 2....

To see beyond politics and realize that a healthy society is a wealthy society

From your perspective, what are three key recommendations regarding the social determinants of health that you would like to suggest for the Regional Position Paper? Health care,moreover proper health care should be paramount on any government's...