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Author: WHO Commission on Social Determinants of Health
Publisher: World Health Organization
Keywords: health, social, determinants, commission, final, report, action, gap, generation, equity, closing
Number of Pages: 257
Published: 2008
ISBN-10: 9241563702
ISBN-13: 9789241563703

The Final Report of the Commission on Social Determinants of Health sets out key areas “of daily living conditions and of the underlying structural drivers that influence them “in which action is needed. It provides analysis of social determinants of health and concrete examples of actions that have proven effective in improving health and health equity in countries at all levels of socioeconomic development. Part 1 lays out the rationale for a global movement to advance health equity through action on the social determinants of health. Part 2 outlines the approach the Commission took to e

Author: Yongfu Huang
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Keywords: development, financial, determinants
Number of Pages: 228
Published: 2011-01-04
ISBN-10: 023027367X
ISBN-13: 9780230273672

This book examines the emergence of both financial markets and carbon markets, and provides an in-depth investigation on the fundamental determinants of financial development. It looks at specific studies from an economic, political and geographical perspective.

Author: Who Regional Office for the Eastern Medi
Publisher: World Health Organization
Keywords: eastern, mediterranean, region, perspective, conflict, determinants, health, countries, social
Number of Pages: 70
Published: 2008-12
ISBN-10: 929021631X
ISBN-13: 9789290216315

Social inequality is widely recognized as an important cause of conflict and the social determinants of health in conflict settings reflect and reinforce these inequalities. This publication explores the impact of conflict and occupation on the health of people in six countries of the region, identifying loss of human rights, breaches of medical neutrality and psychosocial distress as key determinants that affect people'¬"s health in crisis settings. The publication also identifies some examples of activities and interventions that may help to mitigate the impact of these conflicts on the hea

Author: Richard G. Wilkinson
Publisher: World Health Organization
Keywords: facts, solid, health, determinants, social
Number of Pages: 34
Published: 2003
ISBN-10: 9289013710
ISBN-13: 9789289013710

Poorer people live shorter lives and are more often ill than the rich. This disparity has drawn attention to the remarkable sensitivity of health to the social environment. This publication examines this social gradient in health, and explains how psychological and social influences affect physical health and longevity. It then looks at what is known about the most important social determinants of health today, and the role that public policy can play in shaping a social environment that is more conducive to better health. This second edition relies on the most up-to-date sources in its select

Author: Michael Marmot
Publisher: WHO Regional Office Europe
Keywords: les, faits, sant, sociaux, dterminants
Number of Pages: 44
Published: 2004
ISBN-10: 9289023708
ISBN-13: 9789289023702

Cet ouvrage examine le gradient social en matière de santé et explique les influences psychologiques et sociales qui s'exercent sur la santé physique et la longévité. Il examine ensuite les connaissances relatives aux principaux déterminants sociaux de la santé aujourd'hui et le rôle que les politiques des pouvoirs publics peuvent jouer dans la création d'un environnement social plus favorable à la santé. Cette deuxième édition s'appuie sur les sources les plus récentes pour définir et décrire les principaux déterminants sociaux de la santé dans la société actuelle. Elle re

Author: Jaleta, M.
Publisher: ILRI (aka ILCA and ILRAD)
Keywords: impact, determinants, processes, commercialization, smallholder
Number of Pages: 55
Published: 2009

Author: Piet Buys
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: saharan, africa, sub, divide, digital, determinants
Number of Pages: 26
Published: 2008
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