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.
Building Healthy, Equitable Communities is a series of six training modules by ChangeLab Solutions. The series is focused on addressing health inequities through policy development that is geared to meet the needs of communities at risk of structural and health inequities.
A groundswell of interest has emerged recently in using collective impact (CI) to tackle entrenched social problems. This blended case story describes two CI initiatives in which public health is significantly involved: London Ontario’s Child & Youth Network and The Child & Youth Health Network on Vancouver Island.
This paper identifies eight common priorities of public health stakeholders who are working to improve the social determinants of health and health equity.
The gap between public health’s advocacy role in addressing health inequities – and actual practice – is explored in this scoping review of peer reviewed and grey public health advocacy literature.