INDEPTH Training and Research Centres of Excellence

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Contract/Grant agreement number
: 282605
EC contribution
: € 1,997,402.00
: 42 months
Starting date
: 01/01/2012
: Social determinants, adult health, capacity-building, sustainability, low- and middle-income countries, Africa, Asia, INDEPTH, WHO-SAGE
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The major causes of poor health are rooted in our societies. Governments are encouraged to lead global action on the social determinants of health with the aim of achieving health equity. To achieve this, specific, timely and relevant evidence on the relationship between determinants and outcomes is required. 

This evidence is limited, especially in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). Therefore, partners in the INTREC consortium see the need for research on social determinants of health and capacity-building activities to enable such research.

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