Addressing the Social Determinants of Health (PDF)
The Urban Dimension and the Role of Local Government
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ISBN-13    9789289002707 ISBN-10    9289002700
Order Number    18000226 Format    PDF
Price    CHF    20.00 / US$    24.00 Developing countries:    CHF    14.00
English     2013        52   pages
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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.