World Conference on Social Determinants of Health
Consultation on draft Technical Paper --- Extended until 10 June 2011
Translations available in Portuguese and Spanish
WHO is currently undertaking a public consultation on the draft Technical Paper for the World Conference on Social Determinants of Health (
The draft Technical Paper is now also available in Portuguese and Spanish, thanks to the initiative and support of the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Fiocruz) and PAHO/ WHO.
Comments on the draft can be submitted on the WHO consultation webpage: www.who.int/sdhconference/consultation
For the Spanish version of the draft Technical Paper, visit: http://bit.ly/iouCmn or at
PAHO/WHO Blog on Social Determinants of Health: http://new.paho.org/blogs/dss/
For the Portuguese version of the draft Technical Paper, visit: http://bit.ly/lhHD0Z
The Technical Paper aims to provide policy-makers with an overview of key strategies to implement action on social determinants of health to reduce health inequities and to contribute to broader development. The paper is organized around five Conference themes and its final version will inform discussions at the Conference. In particular, comments are sought on whether the draft fulfils its aims to inform the five themes, and whether any major strategies for implementation of action on social determinants have been omitted.
For more information about the Conference, visit: www.who.int/sdhconference/
Dr Rüdiger Krech, Director, Department of Ethics, Equity, Trade and Human Rights
World Health Organization
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T.: +41 22 791 33 55
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