Search Resources (English): Social determinants of health

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Rachel’s story: an excerpt from silver threads

This story shares one woman's experience of growing old. Describes and analyses the economic, political, social and physical forces that affect all of us as we grow older. 

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Published: 1987
Looking beyond labels

This article highlights two new and controversial psychiatric classifications.  Discuses the adverse effects these new classifications will have on the way in which women will be seen and treated by mental health professionals in both Canada and the U.S. 


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Published: 1988
Health equity clicks

An online resource that identifies public health and health organizations that are taking action on the social determinants of health and advancing health equity. Builds upon the Integrating Social Determinants of Health and Health Equity into Canadian Public Health Practice - Environmental Scan conducted by the NCCDH in 2010. Aims to enhance knowledge among public health practitioners and researchers about key players that support action on the determinants of health. Also seeks to increase connections among public health professionals who address health equity. 

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Published: 2012
Racism: a threat to women’s health

An annotated compilation of resources on the effects of racism on women’s health, in honour of International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (March 21).

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Published: 2013
Ways of seeing illness

This article is the second of a four part series on alternatives to allopathy; discusses influences on culture, and how we define and go about achieving health and healing.

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Published: 1981