What We Mean By Social Determinants of Health
International Journal of Health Services, Volume 39, Number 3, Pages 423-441
Publisher: International Journal of Health Services
Date Written: 09/09/2008
Year Published: 2009 First Published: 2008
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX12652
Analyzes the changes in health conditions and quality of life in the populations of developed and developing countries over the past 30 years, resulting from neoliberal policies developed by many governments and promoted by international agencies. Critiquing a WHO report on social determinants of health, Navarro argues that it is not inequalities that kill people; it is those who are responsible for these inequalities that kill people.