Health and social justice: not all good things grow on the same tree*

In this guest post, Adina Preda and Kristin Voigt respond to a Healthy Policies piece which discusses their recent article ‘The Social Determinants of Health: Why Should We Care’

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The Great Divide:Health Inequality Research in the UK and the US

Two major health inequality reports were recently released, one in the UK and the other in the US. This is the final post in a series which seeks to better understand the health perspective of these reports. Understanding variations in how health inequality research is pursued is important because health perspectives can undermine attention to the broader determinants of health inequalities and hinder the development of healthy public policies. While the true policy implications of the reports remain to be seen, the difference in health perspectives of the two reports is astounding.

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8 Principles for Developing Evidence on the Social Determinants of Health

Two major health inequality reports were recently released, one in the UK and the other in the US. This post is the third in a series which seeks to better understand the health perspective of these reports. In the first post we talked about the implications of how researchers frame their studies. In the second […]

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Six Challenges that make Developing Evidence on the Social Determinants of Health Difficult

Establishing an evidence base on the social determinants of health is essential for the development of responsible public policy. In this post we will present six conceptual and theoretical challenges associated with generating, synthesizing and interpreting evidence on the social determinants of health.

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