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Reducing health inequalities: A challenge for our times

Reducing Health Inequalities: A Challenge for our Times explains what health inequalities are and includes a glossary of relevant terms. It discusses what causes health inequalities and how they interact with the personal, social, economic and environmental determinants of health. It presents ‘snapshots’ of the five most vulnerable groups in Canada, and concludes with details about the Public Health Agency of Canada’s actions to reduce health inequalities.

Use this resource to:

  • Gain greater understanding about health inequalities and how they affect vulnerable groups in Canada
  •  Identify opportunities to support public health action to reduce health inequalities
  • Access a glossary of terms relevant to the social determinants of health

Public Health Agency of Canada. (2011). Reducing health inequalities: A challenge for our times. Ottawa, ON: Author. Retrieved from http://publications.gc.ca/collections/collection_2012/aspc-phac/HP35-22-2011-eng.pdf
 

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