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Brief Guide: How to implement SDH-Net Learning Platform resources


In this brief guide you will find step-by-step instructions on how to access the SDH-Net learning platform and use the following resources: Repository, online courses, classroom-based workshops, case studies, methodological guides, infographic and other valuable SDH learning resources. For each, we provide a brief description, purpose, suggested use and audience, as well graphic instructions on how to access the resource within the SDH-Net web platform.

This guide was developed by INSP

Brief Guide: “How to adapt SDH-Net online courses to different contexts, modalities, and technical requirements”


In this brief guide you will find tips and instructions on how to adapt the SDH-Net online courses “The Essentials of SDH” and “Qualitative Methods for SDH Research” to different contexts, modalities, and technical requirements.

This guide was developed by INSP

Infographics: “The ABC of SDH”


Media resource designed to provide basic concepts and theoretical framework of the Social Determinants of Health approach, by making use of visual representations. It is a resource directed to broad audiences such as civil society, government and funding agencies, and the general public. [View] [Download]

Versión en español/Spanish version [View] [Download]

This infographic was developed by INSP with the input from SDH-Net consortium institutions

Short Guide: “How to develop Case Studies on SDH for LMIC”


Handbook that provides guidelines to develop case studies from an SDH perspective, with an emphasis on LMIC, to be used in learning contexts for capacity building purposes. This Short Guide guarantees that the case studies are consistent regarding perspective, length, and structure. It provides a definition of case studies, and step by step accompanies the development of the case presents three phases: planning, writing, and implementing.

Versión en español/Spanish version [View] [Download]


This guide was developed by INSP

Methodological notes: “Developing SDH indicators for observatories on health inequities: the Brazilian experience”


This methodological document encompasses theoretical, practical, methodological, and analytical tools to develop monitoring indicators on SDH at a national level based on proven methodologies for LMIC contexts, where data availability tends to be scarce, sparse, and/or inconsistent. This document presents the experience of the Observatory on Health Inequities (FIOCRUZ), particularly the methodology used to gather, organize, publish, and analyze information data from different sources in Brazil.

This resource was developed by FIOCRUZ and INSP

Concept For Health Service Laboratories: Taking Policy into Practice for Social Determinants of Health


This document describes the experience of a Health Service Laboratory (HSL) created by WITS in collaboration with the Johannesburg Mayoral Council, aims in an experimental way to support the research, policy and practice link, by providing a platform that supports evidence-based decision-making.

This resource was developed by WITS and the Johannesburg Mayoral Council with the input from SDH-Net consortium institutions

JOURNAL ARTICLE: Capacidades de investigación sobre determinantes sociales de la salud en Brasil, Colombia y México.


Borde E, Akerman M, Morales C, Hernández-Álvarez M, Guerra-y-Guerra G, Salgado-de-Snyder N. Revista Facultad Nacional de Salud Pública. 2016;34(3)


The design and development of this virtual learning platform is supported by the European Commission – 7th Framework Programme, “Building sustainable capacity for research for health and its social determinants in low and middle income countries” (SDH-Net), contract no. 282534.

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SDH-Net Virtual Learning Platform -- "Building sustainable capacity for research for health and its social determinants in low and middle income countries" by Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Mexico is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. Based on a work at http://www.sdh-net.eu.