Social determinants of health

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International Standards & Practice Guidelines (IS&Gs)

  1. Social determinants of health
    WHO eBook on integrating a Social Determinants of Health Approach into Health Workforce Education and Training
    Obesity and diabetes: the slow-motion disaster
  2. Public health, environmental and social determinants of health (PHE)
    Publications
  3. Poverty
    TDR For research on Diseases of Poverty
  4. Indigenous populations
    Health of indigenous peoples
  5. Macroeconomics and Health (CMH)
  6. Trade, foreign policy, diplomacy and health
  7. Occupational health
  8. Ageing and life-course

Missions Specific Best Practices Documents

(Demonstrate Compliance with International Standards & Guidelines)

I. FAITH-BASED ORGANIZATION (FBO) OPEN-ACCESS DOCUMENTS:
A. Christian Connections for International Health (CCIH) Resources See Especially:
Orphans & Vulnerable Children

B. Christian Medical Association of India (CMAI) Publications
Christian Medical Journal of India (CMJI):  Numerous documents, some may contain no references to IS&Gs but appear to demonstrate compliance.
Mission & Transformation–Renew Your Minds
Righteousness and Justice

C. Crossnetwork Journal (Discontinued precursor to CJGH)
Homelessness: A look at the Life of Jesus–No references to IS&Gs but appears to demonstrate compliance.

D. Contact Publication of the World Council of Churches (WCC) and former Christian Medical Commission (CMC). Includes numerous articles demonstrating FBO work in the establishment as well as promotion of IS&Gs.
People’s Health Movement
Trade or Health?
—Combating diseases of poverty cover  pp.2-6 pp.6-10  pp.11-15  pp.16-20   pp.21-28
Health for all
Globalization: What does it mean for health?
Indigenous peoples: Their health, their solutions
Migration and Health: Caring for those in our Midst
Health financing crisis: Can communities afford to pay?  

E. William Carey International Development Journal (Click full screen icon & scroll down to page number)
Indian Catholic Church’s Response to the Elderly with Neurodegenerative and Mental Illnesses p3

II. SECULAR OPEN-ACCESS DOCUMENTS:
A. Health Affairs website
Three Interventions That Reduce Childhood Obesity Are Projected To Save More Than They Cost To Implement

B. The Lancet Global Health
Global Health Commissions:
Culture and health 2014
The Lancet—University of Oslo Commission on Global Governance for Health 2014
Global Health Series See especially:
Universal Health Coverage: markets, profit, and the public good 2016
Ageing 2014
Homelessness 2014
Trade and Health 2009

C. New England Journal of Medicine Global Health See especially:
Global Health: Governance Challenges in Global Health 2013

Updated: Mar 2017