This paper introduces the conceptual framework that guides the work of the WHO’s Commission on the Social Determinants of Health. The document describes how the framework came about, its two “levels of causation’ of health inequities, and the “policy directions” it points to.
This foundational health promotion document has transformed how the world thinks about health.
This document presents a brief analysis of 37 social determinants of health frameworks that best reflect an intersectoral perspective. It also offers an in-depth analysis of the seven frameworks considered most useful for understanding and acting on the social determinants across sectors.
This is the final report from the World Health Organization’s Commission on the Social Determinants of Health.
This paper identifies eight common priorities of public health stakeholders who are working to improve the social determinants of health and health equity.