The Research Center for Social Determinants of Health (SDH) started its activities in 2011 with the approval of the competent authorities of the Semnan University of Medical Sciences and Health Services. After achieving the necessary conditions, a request for obtaining a principled agreement was sent to the Deputy Minister of Research and Technology of the Ministry of Health, Treatment and Medical Education, in 2012, and based on the vote issued in the 244th session dated 2013/4/13 of the Development Council of Universities of Medical Sciences succeeded in obtaining agreement in principle. So, the official activity of this center began. This center succeeded in obtaining a final agreement on 2017/6/11.

Address of the center in the scientometric system of the Ministry of Health: