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 Report of the Event on Social Determinants of Health of the Indigenous Peoples of the Americas

Name:Report of the Event on Social Determinants of Health of the Indigenous Peoples of the Americas
Category: 1419
Link: (URL) SocialDetReportEN.pdf
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The event took place in Quito, Ecuador, october 22nd-24th, 200

The purpose of this regional meeting was to exchange ideas in order to facilitate the future implementation of policies, programmes and projects aimed at assessing and addressing health inequities, taking into account the recommendations made by WHO Commission on Social Determinants of Health.

In its main conclusions and recommendations, the Meeting emphasized the importance of incorporating indigenous perspectives in concepts such as poverty, health and development, which were grouped under the following thematic areas:

a) Application of the approach to rights from the perspective of indigenous peoples individual and collective rights 

b) Development, observance and assessment of public policies with an intercultural approach

c) Intercultural strategies implementation

January, 2009

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