Archive for agosto, 2011

Accumulating Knowledge on the Social Determinants of Health and Infectious Disease

Paula Braveman, MD, MPHa,b aUniversity of California, San Francisco, Department of Family and Community Medicine, San Francisco, CA bUniversity of California, San Francisco, Center on Social Disparities in Health, San Francisco,...

Risks and Uses of the Green Economy Concept in the Context of Sustainable Development, Poverty and Equity

Documuent online at: http://bit.ly/pLWoQR The “green economy” has become a topic of growing discussion in light of the environmental crisis. It has also become a rather controversial term, perhaps because it has become the subject of a...

Complex problems require complex solutions: the utility of social quality theory for addressing the Social Determinants of Health

BMC Public Health 2011, August 2011 Available online at: http://bit.ly/pMOKs3 “…….In order to improve the health of the most vulnerable groups in society, the WHO Commission on Social Determinants of Health (CSDH) called for...

Social Determinants of Health: Resuscitating the Agenda in Rio

FROM: Healthy Policies - Written on August 18, 2011 at 5:39 am by Guest Blogger Ted Schrecker offers a commentary on how the 2011 World Conference on Social Determinants of Health might restore an otherwise ailing SDOH agenda....

Report by the Commission on the Measurement of Economic Performance and Social Progress

Professor Joseph E. STIGLITZ, Chair, Columbia University Professor Amartya SEN, Chair Adviser, Harvard University Professor Jean-Paul FITOUSSI, Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris, President of the Observatoire Français des Conjonctures...

Latest news – World Conference on Social Determinants of Health

World Conference on Social Determinants of Health Rio de Janeiro, Brazil From 19 - 21 October 2011 Media Centre - Media registration is now open to journalists and communications professionals. For more information please go to:...

Urban Sustainability in Latin America and the Caribbean

Inter-American Development Bank IADB/BID, 2011 Available online at: http://bit.ly/qMmbks “…………Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) has the highest rate of urbanization in the developing world. The proportion of the...

International Development Coordinating Group (IDCG) – Campbell Collaboration

Campbell has established a new group: the International Development Coordinating Group (IDCG) URL: http://bit.ly/jFe9JM "...The International Development Coordinating Group prepares, updates and disseminates systematic reviews of high...

Social determinants approaches to public health: from concept to practice

Edited by Erik Blas, Johannes Sommerfeld and Anand Sivasankara Kurup ISBN 978 92 4 156413 7 World Health Organization 2011 Available online PDF at: http://bit.ly/jGKRYq The thirteen case studies contained in this publication were...

Proposals for Stakeholder Events World Conference on Social Determinants of Health

Proposals for Stakeholder Events World Conference on Social Determinants of Health Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, October 2011 An event proposal should be sent by August 31, 2011 Website: http://bit.ly/iEJvRR The Secretariat of...