The Economics Of Social Determinants Of Health And Health Inequalities

The Economics of Social Determinants of Health and Health Inequalities
Publisher World Health Organization
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Category Social Science
Total Pages 124
ISBN 9789241548625
Rating 4/5 from 21 reviews
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"This resource book discusses the economic arguments that could (and could not) be put forth to support the case for investing in the social determinants of health on average and in the reduction in socially determined health inequalities. It provides an overview and introduction into how economists would approach the assessment of the economic motivation to invest in the social determinants of health and socially determined health inequities, including what the major challenges are in this assessment. It illustrates the extent to which an economic argument can be made in favour of investment in 3 major social determinants of health areas: education, social protection, and urban development and infrastructure. It describes whether education policy, social protection, and urban development, housing and transport policy can act as health policy"--

The Economics of Social Determinants of Health and Health Inequalities
  • Author : World Health Organization
  • Publisher : World Health Organization
  • Release Date : 2013

"This resource book discusses the economic arguments that could (and could not) be put forth to support the case for investing in the social determinants of health on average and in the reduction in socially determined health inequalities. It provides an overview and introduction into how economists would approach the

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Communities in Action
  • Author : National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine,Health and Medicine Division,Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice,Committee on Community-Based Solutions to Promote Health Equity in the United States
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release Date : 2017-04-27

In the United States, some populations suffer from far greater disparities in health than others. Those disparities are caused not only by fundamental differences in health status across segments of the population, but also because of inequities in factors that impact health status, so-called determinants of health. Only part of

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Communicating the Economics of Social Determinants of Health and Health Inequalities
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2013

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Social Determinants of Health
  • Author : WHO Healthy Cities Project
  • Publisher : World Health Organization
  • Release Date : 2003

Poorer people live shorter lives and suffer higher levels of ill health than the more affluent in society, and this disparity highlights the sensitivity of human health to socio-economic factors. This booklet examines this social gradient in health and explains how psychological and social influences affect physical health and longevity.

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Closing the Gap in a Generation
  • Author : WHO Commission on Social Determinants of Health,World Health Organization
  • Publisher : World Health Organization
  • Release Date : 2008

Social justice is a matter of life and death. It affects the way people live, their consequent chance of illness, and their risk of premature death. We watch in wonder as life expectancy and good health continue to increase in parts of the world and in alarm as they fail

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Immigration as a Social Determinant of Health
  • Author : National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine,Health and Medicine Division,Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice,Roundtable on the Promotion of Health Equity
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release Date : 2018-12-28

Since 1965 the foreign-born population of the United States has swelled from 9.6 million or 5 percent of the population to 45 million or 14 percent in 2015. Today, about one-quarter of the U.S. population consists of immigrants or the children of immigrants. Given the sizable representation of immigrants in the U.S. population, their

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Equity  Social Determinants and Public Health Programmes
  • Author : Erik Blas,Anand Sivasankara Kurup,World Health Organization
  • Publisher : World Health Organization
  • Release Date : 2010

This book is a collection of analyses of the social determinants of health that impact on specific health conditions. Stemming from the recommendations of the Commission on Social Determinants of Health, promising interventions to improve health equity are presented for the areas of: alcohol-related disorders, cardiovascular diseases, child health and

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An Economic Framework for Analysing the Social Determinants of Health and Health Inequalities
  • Author : David Epstein,Dolores Jiménez-Rubio,Peter C. Smith,Marc Suhrcke
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2009

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OECD Health Policy Studies Health for Everyone  Social Inequalities in Health and Health Systems
  • Author : OECD
  • Publisher : OECD Publishing
  • Release Date : 2019-09-27

Good health is a key component of people’s well-being. It is a value in itself but – through its influence on social, education and labour market outcomes – being in good or bad health has also wider implications on people’s chances of leading a fulfilling and productive life. Yet, even

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A Framework for Educating Health Professionals to Address the Social Determinants of Health
  • Author : National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine,Institute of Medicine,Board on Global Health,Committee on Educating Health Professionals to Address the Social Determinants of Health
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release Date : 2016-10-14

The World Health Organization defines the social determinants of health as "the conditions in which people are born, grow, work, live, and age, and the wider set of forces and systems shaping the conditions of daily life." These forces and systems include economic policies, development agendas, cultural and social norms,

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An Economic Framework for Analysing the Social Determinants of Health and Health Inequalities
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2009

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Leveraging Culture to Address Health Inequalities
  • Author : Institute of Medicine,Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice,Roundtable on the Promotion of Health Equity and the Elimination of Health Disparities
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release Date : 2013-12-30

Leveraging Culture to Address Health Inequalities: Examples from Native Communities is the summary of a workshop convened in November 2012 by the Roundtable on the Promotion of Health Equity and the Elimination of Health Disparities of the Institute of Medicine. The workshop brought together more than 100 health care providers, policy makers,

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Handbook on Health Inequality Monitoring
  • Author : World Health Organization
  • Publisher : World Health Organization
  • Release Date : 2013

Monitoring health inequality is a practice that fosters accountability and continuous improvement within health systems. The cycle of health inequality monitoring helps to identify and track health differences between subgroups, providing evidence and feedback to strengthen equity-oriented policies, programs and practices. Through inequality monitoring and the use of disaggregated data,

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The Economics of Health Equity
  • Author : Di McIntyre,Gavin Mooney
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2007-10-11

This book is about equity in health and health care. It explores why, despite being seen as an important goal, health equity has not made more progress within countries and globally, and what needs to change for there to be greater success in delivering fairness. An international team of eminent

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The Future of the Public s Health in the 21st Century
  • Author : Institute of Medicine,Board on Health Promotion and Disease Prevention,Committee on Assuring the Health of the Public in the 21st Century
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release Date : 2003-02-01

The anthrax incidents following the 9/11 terrorist attacks put the spotlight on the nation’s public health agencies, placing it under an unprecedented scrutiny that added new dimensions to the complex issues considered in this report. The Future of the Public’s Health in the 21st Century reaffirms the vision of

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