When we know enough to recommend action on the social determinants of health?


IX Regional Congress on Health Sciences Information – CRICS9
: eHealth: Getting closer to universal access to health

October 23rd, 2012- CRICS9 Washington, D.C., USA. Headquarters of the Pan American Health Organization PAHO/WHO

To follow online: http://bit.ly/qsdMXP  - Webcast from 4:00pm to 5:45 pm EST

Plenary Session 4: Technologies of Information and Communication applied to the Health

Moderator: Luiz Augusto Galvão, Pan American Health Organization PAHO/WHO

When we know enough to recommend action on the social determinants of health?

Paula Braveman - Professor of Family and Community Medicine.
Director, Center on Social Disparities in Health, University of California, San Francisco

Clement Bezold –Director Institute for Alternative Futures, USA

Manuel Urbina - Coordinador del Comité Permanente para el Estudio de los Determinantes Sociales Academia de Medicina en México

John Ruffin - Director of National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NCMHD) at the US National Institute of Health

Paulo Marchiori Buss - Diretor Centro de Relações Internacionais em Saúde Fundação Oswaldo Cruz FIOCRUZ Rio de Janeiro/RJ – Brasil

Sir Michael Marmot emphasizes the importance of networking and Knowledge networks

In a video especially recorded for CRICS9, Sir Michael Marmot, Chair of the Commission on Social Determinants of Health, from World Health Organization (WHO), shares his experience in leading this initiative, emphasizing the importance of networking, consolidation of knowledge networks and learning with the realities of different countries.
Brazil, Chile, Canada, UK and other countries emphasize the role of examples in developing programs to improve the social determinants of health.

Sir Michael Marmot’s Video available at:  http://bit.ly/W7LWCL


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