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Leadership & capacity building

A conceptual framework for action on the social determinants of health

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.

A model for increasing organizational change capacity for health equity

This conceptual model identifies four concepts for successful organizational change and how change capacity applies to health equity action in public health. It is a part of the NCCDH’s Organizational Capacity for Health Equity Action Initiative (OCI).

A practice framework for building organizational capacity for health equity

This framework outlines eight areas to consider for building public health capacity for health equity action at an organizational level. The framework is a part of the NCCDH’s Organizational Capacity for Health Equity Action Initiative (OCI).

A review of frameworks on the determinants of 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.

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