This document presents a brief analysis of 37 social determinants of health frameworks that best reflect an intersectoral perspective. It also offers an in-depth analysis of the seven frameworks considered most useful for understanding and acting on the social determinants across sectors.
This report, released at the International Conference on Health Promotion in 1986, serves to inspire reflection, discussion, and action.
Austerity and the embodiment of neoliberalism as ill-health: Towards a theory of biological sub-citi
This theoretical article argues that pro-market and reduced public service philosophies set in place by rich nations are creating sub-citizens at a biological level. Sparke argues that even our efforts to reduce these inequities contain pro-market thinking that does harm.
Rooted in the premise that everyone deserves a life out of poverty, this compendium of writings offers considerations for policy makers and governments to inform next steps in testing basic income and rethinking welfare in Ontario.
Better health: An analysis of public policy and programming focusing on the determinants of health and health outcomes that are effective in achieving the healthiest populations
This literature review and call for policy change set out to advance the role of nursing in reducing health inequities.