Month: June 2015

Closing the gap in a generation

The World Health Organisation and the Commission on Social Determinants of Health have published their final report, Closing the gap in a generation: Health equity through action on the social determinants of health. Please see an excerpt below:

“The Commission, created to marshal the evidence on what can be done to promote health equity and to foster a global movement to achieve it, is a global collaboration of policy-makers, researchers, and civil society led by Commissioners with a unique blend of political, academic, and advocacy experience. Importantly, the focus of attention embraces countries at all levels of income and development: the global South and North. Health equity is an issue within all our countries and is affected significantly by the global economic and political system.

To read the whole report, please click on the link.