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1)About Us:

Health is a multidimensional concept that is influenced by many individual, environmental and social factors. As health is influenced through many interrelated factors, there is no option except we use comprehensive and multifactorial approach to analyze it. The Social Determinants of Health as a well-designed approach has been introduced and developed to investigate the health in all levels and dimensions. In recent years there are many considerable actions to address the health problems in context of individual, social, cultural, economic and environmental factors.

The Social Determinants of Health Research Center has tried to have an active and constructive roles in Iranian national research projects about the population and social health. 

1-1)Vision: We are trying to be one of the leading research centers in social determinants of health scope in the Middle East region for upcoming 4 years.

1-2)Mission: The SDH research center aims to synthesize research based evidence in a wide scope including:  social, environmental, individual, economic, political and cultural which influence the population health. These evidences are produced in national, international and global scales for key stakeholders. Some of the main topics are: Estimating the infectious, non-communicable and chronic diseases risk factors, cost- of- illness, risk factors analysis, community-based health researches, equity in accessibility, utilization and payments on health services, health system performance analysis in preventing, promoting and investing achievements in health systems, and social and cultural structures impacts on health.

1-3)Objectives:

1.     Contributing in global, international and national research projects about SDH

2.     Contributing in producing rigorous evidence for Iranian and International policy makers and planners.

3.     Training high quality researchers with good understanding from health and well-being

4.     Collaborating with other national and international academic and research institutes and centers to promote the humans’ health.

5.     Developing and contributing in implementing national and international models for promoting humans’ health.

6.     Contributing in global, international and national surveys on demographic and health aspects which conducted by national and international authorities.

1-4)Activities:

1-     Establishing effective communications with national and international health related authorities such as WHO, UNICEF, World Bank, Iranian Ministry of Health, Iranian Health Insurance Organizations and Iranian universities.

2-     Funding the international and national research projects with emphasizing on health equity and social determinants of health.

3-     Facilitating the executive and institutional collaboration and coordination for interested researchers.

4-     Active participating in national and international conferences, meetings, webinars and other scientific and scholar events in SDH.

5-     Promoting the research performance of the center through increasing the number on published papers in world-reputed research databases.

6-     Establishing a peer- review well- reputed English journal in the scope of SDH.

7-     Holding the courses and workshops for empowering the researchers of the university.

 

Contact Us:

Address: 3rd Floor, Farabi Building, University of Social Welfare& Rehabilitation Sciences, Koodakyar St., Daneshjoo Blvd., Shahid Shhriari Sq., Velenjak, Tehran, Iran.

Tell: +982122180115