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Promoting equitable and sustainable human development: Achievement of social justice requires equitable and sustainable human development (see chapter 28). The Healthy People 2010 initiative in the United States and the Millennium Development Goals initiative worldwide provide a framework for making progress in reducing social injustice as it affects public health. (See table 21-7 on p. ) The Millennium Development Goals include eradicating extreme poverty and hunger; reducing infant and childhood mortality; improving maternal health; combating HIV/AIDS, malaria, and other infectious diseases; ensuring environmental sustainability; and establishing a global partnership for development.

Defining equity in health. J Epidemiol Commun Health 2003;57:254–8. 11. Anderson LM, Scrimshaw SC, Fullilove MT, Fielding JE, and the Task Force on Community Preventive Services. The Community Guide’s model for linking the social environment to health. Am J Prev Med 2003;24:12–20. 12. Foege WH. Public health: moving from debt to legacy (1986 presidential address). Am J Pub health 1987;77:1276–8. develops a chronic disease, she likely will not have adequate treatment or rehabilitation. 5 Social injustice leads to increased rates of disease, injury, disability, and premature death because of increased risk factors and decreased medical care and preventive services.

Article 28 Everyone is entitled to a social and international order in which the rights and freedoms set forth in this Declaration can be fully realized. (continued ) 18 Nature of Social Injustice and Impact on Public Health 19 Article 29 (1) Everyone has duties to the community in which alone the free and full development of his personality is possible. (2) In the exercise of his rights and freedoms, everyone shall be subject only to such limitations as are determined by law solely for the purpose of securing due recognition and respect for the rights and freedoms of others and of meeting the just requirements of morality, public order and the general welfare in a democratic society.

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