GLOBALIZATION KNOWLEDGE NETWORK:
WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION COMMISSION ON SOCIAL DETERMINANTS OF HEALTH

In 2005, the World Health Organization established the Commission on Social Determinants of Health.. The Globalization Knowledge Network, based at the Institute of Population Health, is one of nine Knowledge Networks supporting the work of the Commission; it submitted its final report to the Commission in June, 2007. 

Among the aspects of globalization on which it focused are:

  1. trade liberalization
  2. the global integration of production of goods, consumption and lifestyle patterns
  3. the “asymmetrical” distribution of globalization’s gains and losses.

The Final Report of the Commission on Social Determinants of Health here

The Final Report of the Globalization and Health Knowledge Network to the Commission on Social Determinants of Health is now available here.

All background papers for the Globalization Knowledge Network can be accesssed through here as well as through our Publications and Presentations link (above).

The final reports of the other Knowledge Networks can be accessed here through our Related Publications and Websites link (above).

Open letter to the WHO Executive Board on Global Governanance for Health