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A conceptual framework for action on the social determinants of health Orielle Solar and Alec Irwin for the Commision on Social Determinants of Health, WHO

By: Solar, Orielle.
Contributor(s): Irwin, Alec | World Health Organization. Commission on Social Determinants of Health.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Social Determinants of Health Discussion Paper.Publisher: Geneva, Switzerland : World Health Organization, 2010Description: electronic document (79 pages) ; PDF file: 1.83 MB.Subject(s): RECOMMENDED READING | HEALTH | SOCIOECONOMIC CONDITIONS | VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMENOnline resources: Click here to access online | Access the website Social Determinants of Health Discussion Paper 2, 2010Summary: A first draft of this paper was prepared for the May 2005 meeting of the Commission on Social Determinants of Health held in Cairo. In the course of discussions the members and the Chair of the CSDH contributed substantive insights and recommended the preparation of a revised draft, which was completed and submitted to the CSDH in 2007. The Discussion Paper Series on Social Determinants of Health provides a forum for sharing knowledge on how to tackle the social determinants of health to improve health equity. Papers explore themes related to questions of strategy, governance, tools, and capacity building. They aim to review country experiences with an eye to understanding practice, innovations, and encouraging frank debate on the connections between health and the broader policy environment. Papers are all peer-reviewed. Follow the link for other papers in the series and for more information about the Commission on Social Determinants of Health 2003-2008. Record #5362
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A first draft of this paper was prepared for the May 2005 meeting of the Commission on Social Determinants of Health held in Cairo. In the course of discussions the members and the Chair of the CSDH contributed substantive insights and recommended the preparation of a revised draft, which was completed and submitted to the CSDH in 2007.

The Discussion Paper Series on Social Determinants of Health provides a forum for sharing knowledge on how to tackle the social determinants of health to improve health equity. Papers explore themes related to questions of strategy, governance, tools, and capacity building. They aim to review country experiences with an eye to understanding practice, innovations, and encouraging frank debate on the connections between health and the broader policy environment. Papers are all peer-reviewed. Follow the link for other papers in the series and for more information about the Commission on Social Determinants of Health 2003-2008. Record #5362