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English/Spanish Rio Political Declaration on Social Determinants of Health

The Rio Political Declaration on Social Determinants of Health was adopted during the World Conference on Social Determinants of Health on 21 October 2011 The declaration expresses global political commitment for the implementation of the...

Rio Political Declaration on Social Determinants of Health

The Rio Political Declaration on Social Determinants of Health expresses global political commitment for the implementation of a social determinants of health approach to reduce health inequities and to achieve other global priorities. It will...

Latest news about WorldConference on Social Determinants of Health

Over 100 Member States and 60 Ministers have confirmed their participation in this high-level event. Outside of the World Health Assembly, WHO cannot recall another meeting since the International Conference on Primary Health Care in Alma Ata in...

WHO Case studies on social determinants of health

Background papers: WHO - World Conference on Social Determinants of Health, 19-21 October 2011, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Available online at: http://bit.ly/pfKNIH “…..The following case studies were commissioned by WHO Regional...

Rwanda: Community performance-based financing in health: to improve maternal health outcomes

Case study: http://bit.ly/qj460r The objective of this paper is to illustrate Rwanda’s experience on how innovative approach of empowering Community Health Workers (CPBF) and incentivizing mothers through Community performance-based...

Interview with Rudiger Krech

World Conference on Social Determinants of Health Interview with Rudiger Krech http://bit.ly/qDBTBU "....The Rio Declaration on Social Determinants of Health will be a political declaration, expressing commitment to take decisive action to...

Moderators for the World Conference on Social Determinants of Health

World Conference on Social Determinants of Health (19-21 October 2011). -- Zeinab Badawi and Riz Khan confirmed as moderators Zeinab Badawi of the BBC World and Riz Khan of Al Jazeera English will be joining the conference as moderators....

Press conference & webcast October 19 2011

The opening press conference is planned for 19 October 2011. The Brazilian Vice President, the Minister of Health and DG Margaret Chan are expected to attend. Webcast, which will be available in English, French, Spanish and Portuguese. To...

WHO Bulletin runs theme issue on social determinants

The October issue of the WHO Bulletin focuses on the social determinants of health, featuring editorials, interviews and news articles from the United Kingdom, Brazil, India, Chile and Australia....

Global action on social determinants of health

Michael Marmot Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, England. Bulletin of the World Health Organization October 2011;89:702-702. doi: 10.2471/BLT.11.094862 Available online at: http://bit.ly/onSHJx...