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Confronting the Social Determinants of Health Inequities: Rethinking Public Health

2009 | Download

Created by PHI's Bay Area Regional Health Inequities Initiative, this presentation explores the social determinants of health inequities and recommendations for public health. It was originally used in February 2009 at the University of New Mexico.

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This presentation includes:

  • A conceptual framework for rethinking public health
  • Dual frameworks for advancing health equity
  • Examples of disease-focused programs in California public health departments
  • Examples of how life expectancy differs by Bay Area neighborhoods
  • Examples of how institutional power influences neighborhood conditions 
  • Advice on moving health equity from the periphery to the center of your public health efforts