Making the Connections: Our City, Our Society, Our Health


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?’




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