What makes health impact assessments successful? Factors contributing to effectiveness in Australia and New Zealand.
UCL Institute of Health Equity
The Institute was launched in November 2011, to build on previous work to tackle inequalities in health led by Professor Sir Michael
Marmot and his team.
Prevention Institute was founded in 1997 to serve as a focal point for primary prevention practice—promoting policies, organizational
practices, and collaborative efforts that improve health and quality of life.
Welcome to the European Portal for Action on Health Equity
This Portal is a tool to promote health equity amongst different socio-economic groups in the European Union. Here, you can find information on policies and interventions to promote health equity within and between the countries of Europe, via the socio-economic determinants of health.
Pathways from deprivation to health differed between individual and neighborhood-based indices
By Cornelia H.M. van Jaarsveld, Anne Miles, Jane Wardle
Geneva Health Forum 2008
Social Determinants of Health - What is next?
August 2008 Report: The World Health Organization's Commission on
the Social Determinants of Health
(The) toxic combination of bad policies, economics, and politics is, in large measure responsible for the fact that a majority
of people in the world do not enjoy the good health that is biologically possible," the Commissioners write in
Closing the Gap in a Generation: Health
Equity through Action on the Social Determinants of Health. "Social injustice is killing people on a grand scale.
Tackling health inequalities: An all-Ireland approach to social determinants
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Report highlighting the extent to which health outcomes are influenced by social factors, such as poor
housing, nutrition, and education, and explains the higher level of ill-health found among poor and socially
excluded groups in Ireland. Combat Poverty Agency, 2008.