Social determinants of health


Why treat people's illnesses without changing what made them sick in the first place?

Throughout the world, vulnerable and socially disadvantaged people get sicker and die earlier than people in more privileged social positions. These inequalities are avoidable. Fair health opportunities require collective action from different government ministries and civil society. Work with us to place health equity at the heart of development.

CSDH posters are designed by Ben Murray. Higher resolution electronic posters for local reproduction can be requested from the Commission by sending email to: (state your organization and the purpose of using posters).

Commission on Social Determinants of Health.

Opportunities early in life make for a brighter future.

Act on inequalities, create fair health opportunities.

Act on inequalities, create fair health opportunities.

Don't get used to inequalities.