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A new global agenda – the Commission on Social Determinants of Health
Global health inequity – the need for action
ASSEMBLING THE EVIDENCE
THE COMMISSION’S CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK
JUDGING THE EVIDENCE
THE COMMISSION’S KEY AREAS FOR ACTION AND RECOMMENDATIONS
IMPLICATIONS FOR DIFFERENT ACTORS
CONTEXTUALIZING THE RECOMMENDATIONS
ACTION TOWARDS A MORE EQUITABLE START IN LIFE
Changing the mindset
A comprehensive approach to early childhood in
The scope of education
Barriers to education
Educating girls
Improving urban living conditions
Land rights
Rural livelihoods
Rural infrastructure and services
Rural-urban migration
The natural environment
A supportive international environment
Safe and decent work standards
Precarious work
Improving working conditions
ACTION TOWARDS UNIVERSAL SOCIAL PROTECTION
The generosity of social protection systems
Targeting
Extending social protection systems to excluded
ACTIONS FOR UNIVERSAL HEALTH CARE
Universal Primary Health Care
Primary Health Care – community engagement and
Prevention and promotion
Health-care financing – tax and insurance
Aid for the health workforce
Health equity in all policies, systems, and programmes
BUILDING A COHERENT APPROACH TO HEALTH EQUITY
Health equity as a marker of societal progress
Government policy impact on health equity
Action within the health sector
Institutional strengthening
The health sector as a catalyst beyond government
ACTIONS FOR FAIR FINANCING
Progressive taxation
Tax in a globalized world
Development assistance for health
A social determinants of health framework for aid
Debt relief
Future debt responsibility
Fair allocation
ACTIONS FOR MARKET RESPONSIBILITY
Health equity impact assessment in economic
Flexibility in agreements
A responsible private sector
ACTION TOWARDS IMPROVINGGENDER EQUITY FOR HEALTH
Legislation
Gender mainstreaming
Including women’s economic contribution in national
Education and training
Economic participation
Sexual and reproductive health and rights
Political empowerment – inclusion and voice
Bottom-up approaches to health equity
ACTIONS FOR GOOD GLOBAL GOVERNANCE
Health equity – a global goal
Multilateral coherence
The Millennium Development Goals
Champions for global health governance
ACTION TOWARDS ENHANCED CAPACITY FOR MONITORING, RESEARCH, AND INTERVENTION
Birth registration systems
National health equity surveillance systems
Training and education on the social determinants of
Foundations for sustained action
An unfinished agenda
Goals and targets for health equity
Milestones towards health equity – short- to medium-
Commissioner Biographies
References
Acronyms
Index
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