The National Academies report Communities in Action: Pathways to Health Equity identified 9 social determinants of health and how these determinants impact our health and the health of our communities. The report also defined health equity as the state in which everyone has the opportunity to attain full health potential and no one is disadvantaged from achieving this potential because of social position or any other socially defined circumstance. But where and how can communities begin to unpack the social determinants of health in order to achieve health equity? Watch the one hour webinar where field leaders will explore the meanings of both social determinants of health and health equity and what it means to apply these terms to enact change in the real world.
Defining and Unpacking the Social Determinants of Health and Health Equity – A Culture of Health Webinar
Source: National Institute of Medicine