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Ashoorkhani M, Rajabi F, Majdzadeh R. The meaning of "socialization of health" to Iranian policymakers and how it can be implemented. Med J Islam Repub Iran. 2019; 33 (1) :29-32
URL: http://mjiri.iums.ac.ir/article-1-5349-en.html
Community Based Participatory Research Center, Iranian Institute for Reduction of High-Risk Behaviors, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran , frajabi@tums.ac.ir
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Complex nature of health and disease, the impact of various socioeconomic factors on the health system arrangements and health of the society, and also the impact of health on the social and economic conditions of the society require a social approach to health. This necessity has led to the creation of new policies and programs, under the name of socialization of health, to strengthen the social approach to health in the health system of Iran. However, there must be more convergence between various stakeholders about the definition, conceptual framework, and different dimensions of this term (socialization of health). Using the expertschr('39') opinions and scientific evidence, we clarified the concepts and different dimensions of socialization of health to be used by healthcare policymakers and managers.
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Type of Study: Debate Article | Subject: Community Health

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