Unlocking the Social Determinants of Health
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Uncovering the forces outside our individual control that determine how healthy we are
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Get involved in global health!: Social Determinants of Health ...

Get involved in global health!: Social Determinants of Health ... | Unlocking the Social Determinants of Health | Scoop.it
This week the first World Conference of Social Determinants for Health (WCSDH) is held. This global event, organised by WHO and the government of Brazil, is organised as an outcome of the resolution WHA62.14, adopted ...
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amednews: Healthy People 2010 misses targets on obesity and health disparities :: Oct. 24, 2011 ... American Medical News

amednews: Healthy People 2010 misses targets on obesity and health disparities :: Oct. 24, 2011 ... American Medical News | Unlocking the Social Determinants of Health | Scoop.it
Obesity increases across all age groups, and gaps in care continue to widen in many areas, the report shows.
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Environmental Determinants of Health | The Blog at Your Own ...

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The report instead turns to the social determinants of health: those social conditions such as socioeconomic inequity that cause illness. Beyond that, the report examines the environmental determinants of health: the health ...
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Repeating Martin Luther King Jr.'s call for health-care equity

Repeating Martin Luther King Jr.'s call for health-care equity | Unlocking the Social Determinants of Health | Scoop.it
Great storytelling and important message on health disparities from my former boss, @risalavizzo: http://t.co/zZ9Iu8i5...
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Picture of Health: Maryland gets grant to tackle oral health disparities - Health care, wellness, food nutrition, exercise, medical research news from reporters who know the halls of the world's to...

RT @message4prabhat: #Seo_Smo ONLINE ONLY Picture of Health: Md. gets grant to tackle oral health disparities: Me...
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Health Disparities News Roundup – Friday, October 14, 2011 ...

Health Disparities News Roundup – Friday, October 14, 2011 ... | Unlocking the Social Determinants of Health | Scoop.it
KPCC Multi-American: Doctors who treat Latinos aren't confident they can provide the best care - “Disparities in medical services have long landed minorities on the losing end of the health care system, with several studies documenting the ...
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New Norwegian Public Health Act – institutionalizing action on Social Determinants of Health in Norway - regjeringen.no

New Norwegian Public Health Act – institutionalizing action on Social Determinants of Health in Norway - regjeringen.no | Unlocking the Social Determinants of Health | Scoop.it
Minister of Health and Care Services Anne-Grete Strøm-Erichsen will attend the World Conference on Social Determinants of Health on 19-21 October 2011 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (RT @dmcdaid: New Norwegian Public Health Act?
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Bridging health disparities for those who need it most | Asian ...

Bridging health disparities for those who need it most | Asian ... | Unlocking the Social Determinants of Health | Scoop.it
Like most groups, Sewak says the cost of medical care is what is primarily fueling the health disparities in his ethnic group. Many have pre-existing conditions which makes situations even worse. Those who have insurance ...
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Achieving Equity in Health - RWJF

Achieving Equity in Health - RWJF | Unlocking the Social Determinants of Health | Scoop.it
Examining health and health care disparities.
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Addressing Health Disparities | New York Health Works

The October issue of Health Affairs contains an article on health disparities among racial and ethnic minorities. The article also discusses tried-and-true and newer interventions to address the problem.
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Place, Not Race, May Better Explain America's Health Disparities - Neighborhoods - The Atlantic Cities

Place, Not Race, May Better Explain America's Health Disparities - Neighborhoods - The Atlantic Cities | Unlocking the Social Determinants of Health | Scoop.it
Health differences between blacks and whites all but disappear in diverse neighborhoods, a new study shows (Place, Not Race, May Better Explain America's Health Disparities http://t.co/6E2oAmRM...
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Kaiser's Monthly Update on Health Disparities – Kaiser Family ...

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Kaiser's Monthly Update on Health Disparities – Kaiser Family Foundation. The Policy ThinkShop Recommends the Kaiser Foundation's Web as an excellent resource for research on the healthcare system and how it affects ...
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Reading Up On Social Determinants of Health | SocialButterfly

Reading Up On Social Determinants of Health | SocialButterfly | Unlocking the Social Determinants of Health | Scoop.it
This post looks at a series of recent news articles and reports that discusses how we understand and can improve health where we live, learn, work and play.
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Better Health for All Americans: Bending the Arc Toward Justice

Better Health for All Americans: Bending the Arc Toward Justice | Unlocking the Social Determinants of Health | Scoop.it
Equity in health and health care are singular human rights. We seldom say out loud that it really means what happens when you're not white.
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High Time to Reassess How Our Education ... - Health Justice CT

High Time to Reassess How Our Education ... - Health Justice CT | Unlocking the Social Determinants of Health | Scoop.it
As awareness of the social determinants of health in the movement against health disparities are more recognized, education must be acknowledged as one of the most pivotal, and perhaps, the most actionable for ...
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Pan American Health Organization

Pan American Health Organization on Livestream. Public Health information from the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) - Watch live streaming Internet TV.
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yfrog Photo : http://yfrog.com/ob8toij Shared by BrianSMcGowan

yfrog Photo : http://yfrog.com/ob8toij Shared by BrianSMcGowan | Unlocking the Social Determinants of Health | Scoop.it
Click on the photo to comment, share or view other great photos (RT @BrianSMcGowan: Conceptual Framework of the Social Determinants of Health - a WHO discussion paper http://t.co/wXz202dA...
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Awareness of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities | Bilingual ...

The Nation's awareness of racial and ethnic disparities increased from 54.5 percent in 1999 to 59 percent in 2010 – a statistically significant, but modest, increase of 4 percentage points. Increases in awareness among ...
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Global conversation... | Facebook

Global conversation... | Facebook | Unlocking the Social Determinants of Health | Scoop.it
REACH Community Health Centre wrote: Global conversation next week linking... Join Facebook to connect with REACH Community Health Centre and others you may know.
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In Defense of Basic Health Care for Transgender New Yorkers - Huffington Post (blog)

In Defense of Basic Health Care for Transgender New Yorkers - Huffington Post (blog) | Unlocking the Social Determinants of Health | Scoop.it
In Defense of Basic Health Care for Transgender New YorkersHuffington Post (blog)The reality is that the proposal by members of the Health Disparities Committee of the New York Medicaid Redesign Team to repeal a discriminatory provision of New...
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WHO | Key concepts

WHO | Key concepts | Unlocking the Social Determinants of Health | Scoop.it
New to the world of health #equity & social determinants of #health?
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Modest Improvements in Awareness of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities over a Decade - The Office of Minority Health

Modest Improvements in Awareness of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities over a Decade - The Office of Minority Health | Unlocking the Social Determinants of Health | Scoop.it
The Office of Minority Health (OMH) advises the Secretary and the OPHS on public health issues affecting American Indians, and Alaska Natives, Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and other Pacific Islanders, Blacks/African Americans, and...
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Where Health Disparities Begin - RWJF

Where Health Disparities Begin - RWJF | Unlocking the Social Determinants of Health | Scoop.it
Health disparities by racial or ethnic group or by income or education are only partly explained by disparities in medical care.
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10-11-11: Closing the Gap on Health Disparities

10-11-11: Closing the Gap on Health Disparities | Unlocking the Social Determinants of Health | Scoop.it
A new paper by Johns Hopkins Professors at the Bloomberg School of Public Health suggests that place, not race, is more important in deciding health disparities. Joining us to talk about health dis...
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Believe it or not, your food is both social and political. « Inspired ...

Believe it or not, your food is both social and political. « Inspired ... | Unlocking the Social Determinants of Health | Scoop.it
The World Health Organization defines social determinants of health as such: The social determinants of health are the conditions in which people are born, grow, live, work and age, including the health system.
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