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WHO Social Determinants of Health Discussion Paper Series:

Debates, Policy & Practice, Case Studies

Edited by the World Health Organization, Department of Ethics, Equity, Trade 
and Human Rights (Social Determinants of Health)

The Department of Ethics, Equity, Trade and Human Rights of WHO is pleased to 
announce the launch of a WHO publication series devoted to the social 
determinants of health.

The series will explore themes related to strategy, governance, tools and 
capacity building for addressing the social determinants of health to improve 
health equity. Papers will also include reviews of country experiences.

 The first set of papers can now be downloaded:

No 1.Action on the Social Determinants of Health: learning from previous 
experiences 
pdf available at:http://bit.ly/i6yU3w

No 2. A Conceptual Framework for Action on the Social Determinants of Health
pdf available at:http://bit.ly/hhFPdW

No 3. Monitoring Social Well-being to Support Policies on the Social 
Determinants of Health: the case of New Zealand's "Social Reports/Te Purongo 
Oranga Tangata"
pdf available at:http://bit.ly/eadqns

The Department of Ethics, Equity, Trade and Human Rights is currently working 
on a second set of papers, to be published immediately prior to the:World 
Conference on Social Determinants of Health
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 19-21 October 2011
Website: http://bit.ly/edL4Ts  Conference Programme Tentative outline:
http://bit.ly/i4VYMC

These will discuss how the intersectoral practices necessary for promoting 
health equity pose challenges to public health, and to policy-makers across 
government, and will propose ways to overcome these challenges.
More on ETH SDH publications: http://bit.ly/hAA19R

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From: Ruggiero, Mrs. Ana Lucia (WDC) 
mailto:ruglucia@paho.org

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