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.
Driving forward health equity – the role of accountability, policy coherence, social participation and empowerment
As part of the World Health Organization (WHO) European Health Equity Status Report initiative, a scientific expert review asked why more progress had not been made on advancing health equity in the region. The review also identified four key drivers of health equity: accountability, policy coherence, social participation and empowerment.
Establishing a holistic framework to reduce inequities in HIV, viral hepatitis, STDs, and tuberculos
This report from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) describes inequities in infectious disease rates among marginalized groups in the United States. It offers a framework designed to reduce the rates of HIV, viral hepatitis, STDs and tuberculosis among population groups most at risk due to the social determinants of health.
This resource (in English) from the British Columbia Centre for Disease Control offers tools, information and practice guidance to support environmental public health (EPH) practitioners as they take action on health equity.
This series of five short videos from the British Columbia Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) is designed to help public health inspectors (aka environmental health officers) provide basic information on how the social determinants of health and health equity apply to environmental public health practice.