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A review of frameworks on the determinants of health

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.

Achieving health equity for LGBT people

This interactive online module from the National LGBT Health Education Center explores health inequities experienced by LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) communities and how to address associated healthcare disparities and impact on population health.

Addressing stigma: Towards a more inclusive health system

In December 2019, Chief Public Health Officer (CPHO) Dr Theresa Tam released a national report that shines a light on stigma as a key driver of health inequities in Canada. The report was informed by meetings with key people across Canada that gathered input on two key questions: What holds stigma in place? And, how do we address stigma in the health system?

Black Experiences in Health Care Symposium: Bringing together community and health systems for improved health outcomes

Held on January 30, 2020, the Black Experiences in Health Care Symposium (BEHCS) generated rich, action-oriented dialogue about advancing Black health in Ontario. This important report of the proceedings is authored by Black Health Alliance and Health Commons Solutions Lab and is relevant to practitioners across Canada. It captures knowledge and experience shared during keynote presentations and breakout sessions.

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