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.
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.
This paper identifies eight common priorities of public health stakeholders who are working to improve the social determinants of health and health equity.
In this three minute interview segment, Connie Clement, Scientific Director of the NCCDH, describes the fundamental components needed for a Canada-wide, health equity agenda, and the first actions required to move that agenda forward.