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Social Determinants of Health
The social determinants of health (SDOH) are a group of social, economic, and environmental factors that impact our place in the world and our health status.
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Upstream is an analogy that encourages us to take action to prevent illness and injury, protect people, promote environments that foster good health, and importantly, to address social injustice.
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Health equity means that everyone has a fair and just opportunity to meet their highest health potential. And there should be no disadvantage or barriers to achieving this potential.
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Prevention means to stop harm before it occurs. When we prevent illness or injury we prevent pain and suffering, and promote positive health.
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Health promotion is about creating positive health and keeping people healthy. It has a well-being focus that considers the world around us, and the context in which we live our lives.
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