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Department
Health Studies
Course
HLTC24H3
Professor
T B
Semester
Winter

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Lecture 3 Social Determinants of Urban Health notes SDOH a Social determinants of health are the economic and social conditions that influence the health of individuals communities and jurisdictions as a wholeb Social determinants of health are about the quantity and quality of a variety of resources that a society makes available to its membersThe Focus of the Canadian SDOH Conferenceearly lifeeducationemployment and working conditionsfood securityhealth serviceshousingincome and income distributionsocial exclusionsocial safety netunemploymentDisadvantage and Health Academic PerspectivesIt is one of the greatest of contemporary social injustices that people who live in the most disadvantaged circumstances have more illnesses more disability and shorter lives than those who are more affluent Benzeval JudgeWhitehead 1995 pxxi Tackling Inequalities in Health An Agenda for ActionConditions of Life and and Health MechanismsSocial determinants can affect health in a number of waysa SDOH provides the prerequisites for health such as shelter food warmth
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