Health is about more than having access to doctors, drugs and hospitals.
Our health is shaped by a complex set of interconnected and dynamic social factors: the circumstances in which people live, grow, work, and age.
Research tells us that by addressing these social conditions, we can improve people’s health and well-being and reduce health inequities.
This video gives us insights into the Social Determinants of Health [SDOH], a topic is something to consider and educate our students, schools, communities and society about.
Here is a great information resource – Social Determinants of Health: The Canadian Facts that explains SDOH really well, along with the following article: What are the ‘social determinants of health?’