• By Dartington SRU
  • Posted on Wednesday 17th August, 2011

HAPI: The Social Determinants of Health: European and Global Actions

This event in London is planned to pick up on the themes that will be developed at that the WHO Global Conference that will take place in Rio in September. It will consider the practical actions that can be taken at the global and European levels based on the recommendations of the Rio conference. A particular focus will be on building active European and global networks and partnerships.Reflecting the themes of a WHO Global event, the topics under discussion will be:• Monitoring Progress: Measurement and analysis of health inequities and policies to address the social determinants of health (SDH).• Promoting Participation: Community leadership for action on SDH.• Governance to tackle the root causes of health inequity: implementing intersectoral action and health in all policies.• The social determinants of health: national policy and global imperatives.• Health systems as social determinants: the role of the health sector in reducing health inequities.• Developing international and global partnerships.

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