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Friday, March 29, 2013

A good reading before the SEE Health Network develops the Health Aspects of the SEE 2020 Strategy

Though published in 2011, this WHO Europe publication is still valid.

How can the health equity impact of universal policies be evaluated?


Available at the following link:

http://www.euro.who.int/en/what-we-do/health-topics/health-determinants/social-determinants/publications/2011/how-can-the-health-equity-impact-of-universal-policies-be-evaluated
2011

This report presents arguments and case studies from an expert group meeting convened to clarify the importance and challenges of evaluating universal policies, and to outline potential approaches to assessing the impact of universal policies on health inequities. It also identifies key research and policy questions that need evaluating as a matter of priority, and sets the agenda for partnership working to develop these methods further