Social determinants of health

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Technical report

The Disability and Wellbeing Monitoring Framework and Indicators: technical report

This report documents the development of a comprehensive Monitoring Framework and Indicators to measure and track inequalities between people with and without disability in relation to exposure to well-established social determinants of health and wellbeing.
Report

Australian disability and violence data compendium

This compendium was produced as part of a University of Melbourne research project titled 'Violence against people with disabilities: maximising the use of data to inform the Royal Commission.' It aims to provide research directions for academics, policy makers and government.
Policy report

Leaving no-one behind: a national policy for health equity, housing and homelessness

In this policy paper, participants from a national health, homelessness and vulnerably housed roundtable call for the development of a national policy on health equity housing and homelessness.
Report

Digital prosperity: how broadband can deliver health and equity to all communities

Broadband is essential infrastructure, and the country’s digital divide confirms the challenges to bringing its benefits to every person, regardless of demographics or geography. As broadband affects nearly every social determinant of health, barriers to adoption and use represent significant challenges in individual and community-level...
Working paper

Can bribery buy health? Evidence from post-communist countries

Corruption is pervasive, but we know little about its effects on individual lives. This paper examines whether living in a corrupt society has deleterious effects on health.
Report

Action required: the urgency of addressing social determinants of health

This report lays out five steps for action that organisations can take to lead in a world in which social determinants assume a more prominent role. The research is backed by new results from a global survey conducted by PwC’s Health Research Institute, along with...
Report

Pacific food systems: a policy review

This review seeks to apply a food systems approach to analysing non-communicable diseases (NCD) policy developments in the Pacific region.
Report

The Nightingale: time to get serious about addressing the social, behavioural and environmental influences on health

This paper proposes a new centre of innovation and research excellence to equip Nesta with the knowledge necessary to improve the social, behavioural and environmental determinants of health.
Report

Social determinants of health: the solid facts

Even in the most affluent countries, people who are less well off have substantially shorter life expectancies and more illnesses than the rich. Not only are these differences in health an important social injustice, they have also drawn scientific attention to some of the most...
Briefing paper

Reframing the conversation on the social determinants of health

This briefing presents the main findings from research commissioned by the Health Foundation and carried out by the FrameWorks Institute, analysing public understanding, expert opinion and media narrative around health. It also presents findings from questions sponsored by the Health Foundation in the 2017 British...