Integration 2 Population Health, Determinants of Health and Health Equity 2021.docx

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Integration #2 Determinants of Health Heal1600 Part A There are 4 steps to this section: 1. Watch the video “In Whose Backyard” and consider the impact of environmental racism 2. Read the article about Africville at 3. For this third step, you will need to do a bit of your own research about Shoal Lake in Manitoba. This research will need to look beyond the population, location, etc. There has been a lot of coverage in the media and on the internet over the past 20 years, about the situation is Shoal Lake. You may have already heard about it. If you have not, then this is the time to learn about it. Keep digging until you find what you are looking for. Hopefully, you will learn something very important about the distal determinants of health in Manitoba and the role government plays in creating health inequities. 4. Respond to the questions in the table below, comparing the situations Compare and contrast the situation in Shoal Lake to the situation described in the video “In Whose Backyard” and the article about Africville. The clear similarity between the situation is Shoal Lake and “In Whose Backyard” is both communities are suffering from environmental racism. The main problem of both location is Water. “In Whose Backyard” people are dying because of toxic water they drink and in Shoal Lake community spends roughly $140,000 a year on bottles water because steady of clean water is diverted to the city of Winnipeg and Shoal Lake has been under a boil water advisory because the murky water being diverted away from the city’s intake. Discuss how these situations are examples of the impact of the determinants of health.

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