The commission on social determinants of health: tackling the social roots of health inequities

PLoS Med. 2006 May;3(6):e106. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.0030106.


The goal of the commission, launched in March 2005, is to strengthen health equity by catalysing policy and institutional change to address the social determinants of health.

MeSH terms

  • Developing Countries*
  • Global Health*
  • Health Planning Organizations
  • Health Policy
  • Health Services Accessibility*
  • Health Status
  • Humans
  • International Cooperation
  • Social Conditions*
  • Socioeconomic Factors
  • World Health Organization*