Social determinants of health

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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...
Journal article

Community-engaged research with rural Latino adolescents: design and implementation strategies to study the social determinants of health

The health of adolescents, perhaps more than in any other period of their life, is shaped by the social determinants of health (SDH). The constellation of SDH that disadvantages a specific group’s health may also make members of that population unable or unwilling to engage...
Collection

2016 Boyer Lectures

The Boyer Lecture series, named after former ABC chairman Sir Richard Boyer, is a series of radio lectures from a prominent Australian invited to express their thoughts on major social, cultural, scientific or political issues. The 2016 Boyer Lectures by Professor Sir Michael Marmot is...
Literature review

Evidence review: Settings for addressing the social determinants of health inequities

This report provides an overview of the evidence base on work in health promotion settings that addresses the social determinants of health inequities. The review identifies key aspects of ‘what works’ to reduce health inequities in settings through focussing on social determinants of health. It...
Report

Disability and health inequalities in Australia: research summary

This report defines disability and provides an overview of information regarding the health of people with disabilities and the underlying social determinants, using the population-based data that is available.
Working paper

Health status determinants: lifestyle, environment, health care resources and efficiency

This paper aims to shed light on the contribution of health care and other determinants to the health status of the population and to provide evidence on whether or not health care resources are producing similar value for money across OECD countries. First, it discusses...