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Moving Forward to Equity in Health: What Kind of Intersectoral Action is Needed?

Description:

"Moving Forward to Equity in Health" is a document that was prepared for discussion at the 7th Global Conference on Health Promotion, "Promoting Health and Development: Closing the Implementation Gap" and discusses how working across sectors can help form cohesive policies that addresses health as whole, which is a key objective of health in all policies (HiAP).

This document can serve as to resource to educate those who are unfamiliar with the HiAP concept and spur discussion on how to implement HiAP through cross-sectoral collaboration in their communities.  

Toolkit:

Environmental Health in All Policies (HiAP)

Keyword Area:

Environmental Health, Health Equity, Social Justice, Vulnerable Populations

Jurisdiction:

Institutional Author:

7th Global Conference on Health Promotion

Submitted:

09/24/2012

Modified:

09/25/2012

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Five most recent user comments

2 Stars of 5 - Somewhat Useful
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By Anonymous
Limited use as a "tool." It is more of a resource for researchers interested in intersectorality.