World Conference on Social Determinants of Health

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventConference participation


WHO is convening a global conference on 19-21 October 2011 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, to build support for the implementation of action on social determinants of health. The conference will bring together Member States and stakeholders to share experiences on policies and strategies aiming to reduce health inequities. As of 5 October, 95 Member States have confirmed their attendance, and 53 delegations will be headed by Ministers of Health. Conference participants are also welcome to attend stakeholder events organized by ministries of health, WHO Regional Offices, UN partners and NGOs before and after the conference.
Period19 Oct 201121 Oct 2011
Event typeConference
LocationRio De Janeiro, BrazilShow on map