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Closing the gap in a generation: health equity through action on the social determinants of health
The Commission on Social Determinants of Health, created to marshal the evidence on what can be done to promote health equity and to foster a global movement to achieve it, is a global collaborationExpand
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Social Determinants of Health: The Solid Facts
Poorer people live shorter lives and are more often ill than the rich. This disparity has drawn attention to the remarkable sensitivity of health to the social environment. This publication examinesExpand
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Adolescence and the social determinants of health
The health of adolescents is strongly affected by social factors at personal, family, community, and national levels. Nations present young people with structures of opportunity as they grow up.Expand
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Fair society, healthy lives: Strategic review of health inequalities in England post-2010
Fair Society, Healthy Lives: The Marmot Review report was published in February 2010, of the Strategic Review of Health Inequalities in England post-2010. Marmot, M. (2010). Fair Society, HealthyExpand
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The Status Syndrome: How Social Standing Affects Our Health and Longevity
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Social determinants of health inequalities
The gross inequalities in health that we see within and between countries present a challenge to the world. That there should be a spread of life expectancy of 48 years among countries and 20 yearsExpand
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Disease and disadvantage in the United States and in England.
CONTEXT The United States spends considerably more money on health care than the United Kingdom, but whether that translates to better health outcomes is unknown. OBJECTIVE To assess the relativeExpand
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Achieving health equity: from root causes to fair outcomes
Health is a universal human aspiration and a basic human need. The development of society, rich or poor, can be judged by the quality of its population's health, how fairly health is distributedExpand
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Resource Reviews Social Determinants of Health
There is a renewed interest within public health circles in the contribution made by social and economic factors to health, reflecting the strength of the evidence base which now exists in this area.Expand
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