This edited book explores the connection between oppression and health. The various chapters investigate how systemic forces influence health, framing social oppression as the fundamental cause of health inequities.
Our resource library contains more than 150 resources. The library is evolving, as we continue to add resources that are relevant, geared to practice, and either recently published or foundational to current health equity thinking in public health. To suggest a new resource or to learn more about our resource selection process, please contact us.
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We also have several curated resource library lists available:
- "Foundational documents in health equity: A curated list"
- "Intersectoral collaboration to address health equity: A curated list"
- “Key public health resources for advocacy and health equity: A curated list”
- "Key resources for environmental public health practitioners to address health equity: A curated list"
- "Upstream action on food insecurity: A curated list"
This action guide is the culmination of a National Quality Forum project in the U.S. which used a multi-stakeholder collaborative process to develop a common framework and practical guidance for improving population health.
Doctors for health equity. The role of the World Medical Association, national medical associations and doctors in addressing the social determinants of health and health equity
The aim of this report is to contribute to Professor Sir Michael Marmot’s Presidency of the World Medical Association and to support the WMA’s Declaration of Oslo on the Social Determinants of Health.
This report presents data revealing the unequal distribution of social determinants and health status in New Brunswick. It “is meant to stimulate individual and collective interest and facilitate conversations to address this important issue which affects all New Brunswickers…” (p. 5)
Advancing health equity: Case studies of health equity practice in four award-winning California health departments
Four examples of public health departments, large and small, are provided as case studies for finding creative ways to advance health equity.