Tag: Social Determinants of Health

Newsletter #28: September 2021

Visualizing the Social Determinants of Health, The Healthy Human and the Social Determinants of Health, 7 Ways to Promote Gender Equality, and more in our September newsletter!

Visualizing the Social Determinants of Health

Our understanding of the social determinants of health has expanded over the past few decades. In this guest blog post, learn about how public health experts at the BC Centre for Disease Control are finding new ways to help people understand this important public health concept.

The Healthy Human and the Social Determinants of Health

What does our Executive Director’s vision of ‘the healthy human’ look like? How does that relate to the social determinants of health? Earlier this year, our ED Kristy Kerr had this conversation on the Small Conversations for a Better World Podcast. Check it out!

The Health of Our Planet Affects the Health of Our Population

Climate change is not only a public health issue, it’s a public health emergency. In this blog post, we share three ways you can Activate Health, and how, by your individual actions, you can help create a positive impact for the population.

Decoding Public Health Infographics and Downloads

Here you’ll find downloadable infographics from our Decoding Public Health series.

Sign at a protest that reads "Fight today for a better tomorrow"

Social Justice and Public Health

Social justice and public health are intrinsically linked. Right now, the world is seeing how the need for improving social justice is reaching a boiling point. If we want to improve public health, we must engage in social justice now.

Decoding Public Health: Racism, Xenophobia, & Epidemics

This epidemic may be new, but the racism and xenophobia that has come with it isn’t.