Pakistan Vision 2025 and Social Health Determinants

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  • Masood Ahmed Fazaia Ruth Pfau Medical College, Karachi.

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.51253/pafmj.v74i2.12155

Abstract

Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) are the
conditions in which people are born, grow, live, work,
and age that impact their health outcomes. These
determinants are shaped by various social, economic,
political, environmental, and cultural factors. Pakistan
Vision 2025 aims for a society where every Pakistani
can have a quality life. The UNDP Human
Development Report 2013 ranked Pakistan 146th out of
187 countries on the HDI ranking, which measures
health, education and standard of living.1 Pakistan is
currently facing serious challenges on various fronts.
Social indicators reflect serious deficiencies in
education, health and population, gender equity a

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Published

29-04-2024

How to Cite

1.
Ahmed M. Pakistan Vision 2025 and Social Health Determinants. Pak Armed Forces Med J [Internet]. 2024 Apr. 29 [cited 2024 May 24];74(2):259. Available from: https://pafmj.org/PAFMJ/article/view/12155

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