Regional consultation on social determinants of health
Other TitlesNew Delhi, India, 15-16 September 2005
AbstractThis report contains proceedings from a regional consultation organized by the Commission on Social Determinants of Health (CSDH) held at the WHO South-East Asia Regional Office, September 15-16, 2005. The meeting was attended by WHO regional and country staff, and Commissioners and members of the Commission Secretariat. The aim was to brief participants regarding the work of the CSDH as well as exchange views regarding challenges and possible solutions related to reducing the negative impact due to inequality and inequity. The Regional Director, Dr Samlee Plianbangchang officially opened the consultation and the Deputy Regional Director, Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh chaired the "Question and Answer Session." Several Commissioners made presentations and the closing remarks were made by Dr Bill Foege on behalf of the Commissioners. The recommendations centred on the establishment of Knowledge Networks and the envisaged role for the South-East Asia Region in supporting the work of the Commission.
World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia. (2005). Regional consultation on social determinants of health. WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia. http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/205761