Social Determinants of Health

Academies and Social Determinants of Health

Following the Trieste meeting on the social determinants of health led by Professor Sir Michael Marmot, IAP for Health made funds available during its 2015/16 call for projects. Successful proposals for regional workshops were received from: 

• The Academy of Sciences of South Africa (in collaboration with the Nigerian Academy of Science, the Uganda National Academy of Science and the South African Young Academy of Sciences). The ‘Social Determinants of Health workshop was held on 7-8 November 2016 in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Workshop report available here.

• The National Academy of Science and Technology, Philippines (in collaboration with the Academy of Sciences Malaysia, the Nigerian Academy of Science and the University of the Philippines, Manila). A workshop, ‘Addressing Inequities in Health: Fostering action on social determinants’, was held on 3-4 October 2016 in Manila, the Philippines.