Aim and Objectives


The aim of this conference is to discuss, and develop framework and strategies for multisectoral actions to reduce and eliminate regional and social inequalities in health. Specific objectives:

  1. To disseminate research evidence on health inequalities and their social determinants of health in various countries
  2. To identify existing theoretical models that can be used to understand the causes of health inequities
  3. To build capacity in research into social determinants of health and health inequalities
  4. To discuss the reorientation of the roles of public health professionals, and public health monitoring, in addressing health inequality issues
  5. To identify the effective strategies for multi-sectoral actions and “best practice” to reduce and eliminate regional and social inequalities in health.
  6. To establish partnerships to promote appropriate policies and interventions to tackling health inequalities, at a global, national and local level.

After the meeting, these recommendations, commitments and responsibilities are undertaken by all stakeholders.

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