This report offers a summary of the comprehensive literature review that Dr. Claire Betker completed as part of her dissertation research. It provides an overview of the available literature regarding public health leadership for action on health equity.
These reports describe how the Sudbury & District Health Unit gathered and synthesized evidence to prioritize and guide local public health action to reduce social inequities in health.
This paper introduces the conceptual framework that guides the work of the WHO’s Commission on the Social Determinants of Health. The document describes how the framework came about, its two “levels of causation’ of health inequities, and the “policy directions” it points to.
The authors of this article set out to help strengthen the capacity of the public health sector to develop, implement and sustain equity-focused population health initiatives by identifying what optimal organizational capacity entails.
This primer introduces developmental evaluation and provides an array of tools to support its use.