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.
This discussion paper presents key economic arguments that support the call to re-think how we distribute health care dollars, concluding that a shift towards the upstream determinants of health is warranted on the basis of economics, as well as social justice values.
This Master of Public Administration thesis examines over 2,000 Canadian interventions that address one or more social determinants of health. The author examines the interventions using health equity and structural lenses.
The authors of this document analysed the application of health equity assessment tools (HEATs) in Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom and Canada to identify facilitators and barriers to success.
NCCDH staff chose seven documents that have significantly informed our understanding of how health is affected by structural (e.g., global and national economic policy) and intermediate (e.g., income and education) determinants of health. This list provides a brief description of the contribution for each of these documents.