Making The Connections: Our City, Our Society, Our Health
Social Determinants of Health: The Canadian Facts
A thorough introduction to the social determinants of our health―why are they important and what can we do to improve them (Juha Mikkonen and Dennis Raphael, 2010).
Reducing Health Inequalities: A Challenge for Our Times
An overview of health inequalities in Canada and the Public Health Agency of Canada’s actions on these health inequalities (Public Health Agency of Canada).
This deceptively simple story speaks to the complex set of factors or conditions that determine the level of health of every Canadian (Public Health Agency of Canada).
A Tale of Two Smokers
If you were told you had to quit smoking and lose 20 lbs., how easy would it be for you? Follow two people as they attempt to lead healthier lives, and learn how the choices you make depend on what choices are available (Unnatural Causes).
What are the Social Determinants of Health?
This factsheet describes the social determinants of health and references useful resources for public health practitioners and organizations. National Collaborating Centers for Public Health (NCCPH) & National Collaborating Center for Determinants of Health (NCCDH) | 2012
This online tool is designed to help organizations better support children, youth and families living in poverty. The Lens can be applied to teams, departments or organization-wide, and can help you gather feedback on your current services as they relate to clients living in poverty. The Poverty Lens will help you explore your organizational culture, learn what's working, what isn't and develop a plan for action (Child and Youth Network of Eastern Ontario).
Poverty and Health Care
Good Health in a Place Called Rural
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