Archives for ‘Social Determinants of Health’

(English) Research and Development to Meet Health Needs in Developing Countries:

WHO - Report of the Consultative Expert Working Group –EWG – on: Research and Development: Financing and Coordination Available online PDF file at: http://bit.ly/HiWC7y 5 April 2012 | Geneva – “…..New sources of funding are...

Launch of the European Portal for Action on Health Inequalities

Launch of the European Portal for Action on Health Inequalities EuroHealth Net, 2011 Good Practice Database available online http://bit.ly/u19qI2 The new website is an exhaustive source of information on health inequalities at EU,...

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...

Social and Economic Costs of Violence – Workshop Summary

US Board on Global Health IOM Available online at: http://bit.ly/vFW1du “…..Violence not only causes physical and emotional damage, but also creates a social and economic burden on communities. Measuring these costs can be difficult, and...

Report on the State of Public Health in Canada, 2011

Youth and Young Adults —Life in Transition David Butler-Jones, Chief Public Health Officer of Canada Available online PDF at: http://bit.ly/uGPkld “…..The report considers many health issues affecting this population such as...

New Norwegian Public Health Act – institutionalizing action on Social Determinants of Health in Norway

Available online at http://bit.ly/nigpQV A newly launched Public Health Act in Norway places reducing health inequalities through action on social determinants of health at the heart of Public Health nationally, regionally and...

Determinantes sociales de la salud y las políticas públicas: presentacion Dr. Michael Marmot en Peru

Presentación Addressing health inequalities:Lessons from the Commission on Social Determinants of Health Professor Sir Michael Marmot OPS/OMS Peru Septiembre 2011 Link: http://bit.ly/qKgdNp...

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...

WHO Mental Health Atlas 2011

Available online PDF at: http://bit.ly/rocbFH “…..New figures from the WHO Mental Health Atlas 2011 indicate that while the need for mental health care is large, with up to 25% of the population requiring it at some point in their...