Social determinants of health

Publications - measurement and evidence

Key publications

Constructing the evidence base on the social determinants of health: a guide, 2007

This guide sets out state of the art recommendations on how best to measure the social determinants of health and the most effective ways of constructing an evidence base which provides the basis for translating evidence into political action. It is designed for practitioners interested in developing and implementing policies and programmes to tackle the social determinants of health inequities.

The development of the evidence base about the social determinants of health, 2006

Paper by the Measurement and Evidence Knowledge Network to articulate a series of methodological, theoretical principles that will help to inform the development of evidence.