Equity, social determinants and public health programmes--the case of oral health.

@article{Petersen2011EquitySD,
  title={Equity, social determinants and public health programmes--the case of oral health.},
  author={Poul Erik Petersen and Stella Yat Lai Kwan},
  journal={Community dentistry and oral epidemiology},
  year={2011},
  volume={39 6},
  pages={481-7}
}
The WHO Commission on Social Determinants of Health issued the 2008 report 'Closing the gap within a generation - health equity through action on the social determinants of health' in response to the widening gaps, within and between countries, in income levels, opportunities, life expectancy, health status, and access to health care. Most individuals and societies, irrespective of their philosophical and ideological stance, have limits as to how much unfairness is acceptable. In 2010, WHO… CONTINUE READING
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