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Title Closing the gap in a generation : health equity through action on the social determinants of health : final report / Commission on Social Determinants of Health
Published Geneva, Switzerland : World Health Organization, 2008


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Description 246 pages : illustrations ; 30 cm
Contents Executive summary -- Part 1. Setting the Scene for a Global Approach to Health Equity -- 1. A new global agenda--the commission on social determinants of health -- 2. Global health inequity--the need for action -- 3. Causes and solutions -- -- Part 2. Evidence, Action, Actors -- 4. The Nature of evidence and action -- -- Part 3. Daily Living Conditions -- 5. Equity from the start -- 6. Healthy places healthy people -- 7. Fair employment and decent work -- 8. Social protection across the lifecourse -- 9. Universal health care -- -- Part 4. Power, Money, and Resources -- 10. Health equity in all policies, systems, and programmes -- 11. Fair financing -- 12. Market responsibility -- 13. Gender equity -- 14. Political empowerment--inclusion and voice -- 15. Good global governance -- -- Part 5. Knowledge, Monitoring, and Skills. the Backbone of Action -- 16. The Social determinants of health. monitoring, research, and training -- -- Part 6. Building a Global Movement -- 17. Sustaining action beyond the commission on social determinants of health -- -- Annex A. List of All Recommendations
Summary The Commission on Social Determinants of Health was set up by former World Health Organization Director-General JW Lee. It was tasked to collect, collate, and synthesize global evidence on the social determinants of health and their impact on health inequity, and to make recommendations for action to address that inequity
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 208-224)
Notes Also available online
Subject Health care rationing.
Health services accessibility.
Patient advocacy.
Health -- Social aspects.
World health.
Socioeconomic Factors.
Author WHO Commission on Social Determinants of Health.
ISBN 9789241563703