Health and Human Rights
Volume 20, Issue 2, December 2018
Issue 20.2 features a special section: Special Section on Human Rights and the Social Determinants of Health and a General Papers section
Deepening the Relationship between Human Rights and the Social Determinants of Health: A Focus on Indivisibility and Power
Kristi Heather Kenyon, Lisa Forman, and Claire E. Brolan
…The CSDH report prompted a special issue in Health and Human Rights in 2010 exploring the relationship between human rights and the social determinants of health. Since then, there have been several critical global policy initiatives, including the Rio Declaration on the Social Determinants of Health (2011) and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) (2015), which affirmed the links made by the CSDH locating the social determinants of health in relation to human rights and the right to health. These complimentary frames are at last connected in rhetoric and policy, but what does this linkage mean in practice, and what progress has been made since 2009?