LIST OF RECOMMENDATIONS

LIST OF RECOMMENDATIONS

Recommendation 1

4.45      The committee recommends that the Government adopt the WHO Report and commit to addressing the social determinants of health relevant to the Australian context.

Recommendation 2

4.63      The committee recommends that the government adopt administrative practices that ensure consideration of the social determinants of health in all relevant policy development activities, particularly in relation to education, employment, housing, family and social security policy.

Recommendation 3

4.71  The committee recommends that the government place responsibility for addressing social determinants of health within one agency, with a mandate to address issues across portfolios.

Recommendation 4

5.36      The committee recommends that the NHMRC give greater emphasis in its grant allocation priorities to research on public health and social determinants research.

Recommendation 5

5.38      The committee recommends that annual progress reports to parliament be a key requirement of the body tasked with responsibility for addressing the social determinants of health.

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