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.
A guide to community engagement frameworks for action on the social determinants of health and health equity
This guide is designed to help public health practitioners choose or adapt a community engagement framework that focuses on achieving greater health equity through the social determinants of health.
A practitioner’s guide for advancing health equity: Community strategies for preventing chronic disease
This guide offers ideas—with stories to illustrate— for how public health can work with communities to build organizational capacity, develop partnerships and coalitions, and make the case for health equity.
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.
Improving health literacy is about offering people tools and creating environments that allow them to have control over their own health. This paper offers a framework for improving the health literacy of Canadians.