Using Health Policy and a Social Welfare Infrastructure to Achieve Health Equity: Case Studies from Denmark and the Basque Country in Spain

SFGH Primary Care Grand Rounds

Friday, February 27, 2015

12:00 - 1:00 pm

SFGH Carr Auditorium



J. Nwando Olayiwola, MD, MPH, FAAFP
Associate Director, Center for Excellence in Primary Care
Assistant Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco General Hospital

By the end of the session participants will:

  • Understand the context in which the German Marshall Fund was created
  • Understand socio-cultural and economic demographics of two transformative European countries—Denmark & Basque Country, Spain
  • Learn international strategies towards integration of “Health in All Policies”
  • Understand the impact policies and social structures have on health equity


The University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine (UCSF) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. UCSF designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.5 hour(s) in category 1 credit toward the AMA Physicians Recognition Award. Each physician should claim only those hours of credit actually spent in the activity. You must sign in to qualify for CME credit.


The speaker(s) declare that neither they nor any immediate family have financial or other arrangements with the manufacturers of any pharmaceutical products or medical devices discussed in this CME activity. The speaker(s) indicate that they do not intend to discuss investigational or off label use of pharmaceutical products or medical devices.

Commercial Support Disclosure

No commercial support was received for this Grand Rounds presentation.