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Equity, Social Determinants and Public Health Programmes

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World Health Organization (WHO)

Subject Keywords: ALCOHOL, CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE, CHILD HEALTH, DIABETES MELLITUS, FOOD SAFETY, HEALTH INEQUALITY, MENTAL HEALTH, NUTRITION, SOCIAL DETERMINANT
Topic: Chronic Conditions
Conditions
Coronary Heart Disease (CHD)
Hypertension
Mental Health
Stroke
Health Inequalities
Chronic Conditions
Health Inequalities
Type: Report
Region: International (other)
Description:

“…This book is a collection of analyses of the social determinants of health that impact on specific health conditions. Stemming from the recommendations of the Commission on Social  Determinants of Health, promising interventions to improve health equity are presented for the areas of: alcohol-related disorders, cardiovascular diseases, child health and nutrition, diabetes, food safety, maternal health, mental health, neglected tropical diseases, oral health, pregnancy outcomes, tobacco and health, tuberculosis, and violence and injuries.The book was commissioned by the Department of Ethics, Equity, Trade and Human Rights as part of the work undertaken by the Priority Public Health Conditions Knowledge Network of the Commission on Social Determinants of Health, in collaboration with 16 of the major public health programmes of WHO. In addition to this, through collaboration with the Special Programme of Research, Development and Research Training in Human Reproduction, the Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases, and the Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research, 13 case studies were commissioned to examine the implementation challenges in addressing social determinants of health in low-and middle-income settings….”

Date:

01/01/2010

Rights: © WHO
Suggested citation:

World Health Organization (WHO). (2010) Equity, Social Determinants and Public Health Programmes [Online]. Available from: http://publichealthwell.ie/node/91155 [Accessed: 15th November 2019].

  

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