Thursday, June 14, 2012

[EQ] Addressing the social determinants of health: the urban dimension and the role of local government

Addressing the social determinants of health:
the urban dimension and the role of local government

WHO Regional Office for Europe

Copenhagen, Denmark – 2012

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“………..This report summarizes the evidence on the social determinants of health in the urban context, drawing on the findings of the global Commission on Social Determinants of Health and the European review of social determinants of health and the health divide.


It also highlights how, through its leadership, local government can play a significant role in addressing these causes of health inequalities, by working across sectors and with civil society partners.


This report provides a helpful overview of practices from across Europe, and identifies priority action areas and key implementation issues, to support and accelerate the growing interest of local governments in being sensitive and proactive in tackling inequities…..”



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