National Strategy for Health Equity, Spain

The Strategy is organized in four strategic lines:

  • A. To develop Health Equity information systems to guide public policies. Public Health priorities related to this line are:
    Health Equity National Monitoring Network
    Health Impact Assessment in Public Policies
    Report on Health Inequalities in Spain

B. To promote and develop knowledge and tools for intersectoral work: Moving forward to the concept of “Health and Equity in All Policies”. Public Health priorities related to this line are:

  • Creation of intersectoral bodies
    Inclusion of specific objectives in health plans
    Training in Health Equity for professionals of Health sector
    Actions to raise awareness of the importance of health inequalities

C. To develop a Global Plan for Childhood and Youth Health, which protects equal opportunities for all children’s development, regardless of their parents’ conditions. Public Health priorities related to this line are:

  • Global Support to Childhood

D. To develop a plan for political visibility of the National Strategy on Health Equity and Social Determinants of Health.

The strategy is available here.

Governmental / Institutional / Public Health Statutory Body Document, Policy & Policy Analysis
Governance, Health in All Policies, Economy of Wellbeing, Health Impact Assessment, sustainable development, Health systems and services, primary health care, integrated systems, prevention services, health workforce

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