Social determinants of health: practical solutions to deal with a well-recognized issue

Rüdiger Krech – Department of Ethics, Equity, Trade and Human Rights, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Bulletin of the World Health Organization 2011;89:703-703. doi: 10.2471/BLT.11.094870

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“…..The call on governments to address the major challenge of health inequities which are determined by the social conditions in which people are born, grow, live, work, and age, is not new.

The Commission on Social Determinants of Health worked on this. Its report re-enforces the message from the Ottawa Charter for Health Promotion, which itself was strongly rooted in the commitments made at the International Conference on Primary Health Care in Alma-Ata in 1978

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