Environmental scan - Integrating social determinants of health and health equity into Canadian public health practice
Integrating Social Determinants of Health and Health Equity Into Canadian Public Health Practice is an environmental scan that analyzes literature and expert opinion and proposes key roles for public health practitioners and organizations to advance health equity. This environmental scan included a focused scan of the literature; key informant interviews with practice and research experts; focus group teleconferences to validate early emerging themes; and, an online survey with over 600 respondents.
Use this resource to:
- Gain insight into the integration of social determinants of health in policy and programs in Canada
- Increase awareness about knowledge and service gaps that influence the ability to advance health equity in Canada
- Learn more about the priorities, activities, and overall strategic direction of the National Collaborating Centre for Determinants of Health
A summary is available here.
National Collaborating Centre for Determinants of Health. (2011). Integrating social determinants of health and health equity into Canadian public health practice: Environmental scan 2010. Antigonish, NS: Author.