Gender relations shape and order interactions between male and female in society
Transgendered umbrella term for those who do not fit under normative constructions of sex
Transsexual undergo sex reassignment; may prefer terms transma
Chapter 7: The Unhealthy Canadian Workplace
This chapter provides a broad overview of the impact of employment, working conditions, and the work
environment on health. The focus is on the quality of work.
There is a clear link between incom
Chapter 9: Early Childhood Education and Care as a Social Determinant
Early childhood experiences influence coping skills, resistance to health problems and overall health
and well-being for the rest of ones life.
There are two as
Chapter 10: Early Childhood Education and Health
Skeels was inspired to explore their ideas on the impact of attention and care on child development.
They designed an intervention comparing two groups of children: (1) an experimental group
Chapter 16: Housing and Health: More than Bricks and Mortar
The Ottawa Charter for Health Promotion recognizes shelter as a basic prerequisite for health.
Yet, Canadian political leaders and the housing policies they offer fail to meet the
Chapter 14: Health Implications of Food Insecurity
Food security: state that exists when all people, at all times, have physical and economic access to
sufficient, safe, and nutritious food to meet their dietary needs and food preferences fo
Why Girls and Womens Health Matters
Biological and Social Factors that Influence Health
The Health Determinants Framework [HDF] is used to refer to empirical, theoretical, and policy interest
in understanding social, cultural, environmental and biologica
Chapter 17: Social Exclusion
Poor social and economic conditions and inequalities in access to resources and services affect an
individual or groups health and well-being.
Groups experiencing some form of social exclusion tend to sustain hi
Indigenous Health Part 2: The Underlying Causes of the Health Gap
In this second review we will consider more closely the underlying causes of Indigenous health
Our major thrust is Indigenous perspectives on the causes of the p
Colonialism as a Broader Social Determinant of Health
The social determinants of health are the environmental causes of ill health that affect populations.
They point to evidence that highlights higher susceptibility to illness and disease a
Health Inequalities and Social Determinants of Aboriginal Peoples
Inequalities in the social determinants of health act as barriers to addressing health disparities among
Social Determinants of Aboriginal Health:
Whats at Risk? Environmental Influences on Human Health
How important is the environment when it comes to human health?
The 1962 publication Silent Spring initiated a growing wave of research into the linkages between
environment and human health. Yet t
Chapter 8: Understanding and Improving the Health of Work
Job strain exists when peoples autonomy over
Chapter 6: Labour Market Flexibility and Worker Insecurity
In an effort to remain competitive in the global economy, many firms have adopted flexible production
strategies aimed at responding quickly to market signals in order to increase pr
14 social determinants of health:
1. Income and Income Distribution
3. Unemployment and Job Security
4. Employment and Working Conditions
5. Early Childhood Development
6. Food Insecurity
8. Social Exclusion
9. Social Safety N
Social Determinants of Health- Week 4
More Canadians over 65 than under age 15
Older adults particularly women are staying in the workforce longer.
What has changed in the work force?
o Farming and agriculture
o Industrial revolution
Monday, September 8, 2014
Looking at beyond the indvl.
Avenue - powerpoints are put on on Monday mornings
Online media files - support in theoretical concepts
Independent study - extra times to do the readings
Midterm is 40% (unit 7,
Social Determinants of Health Midterm Review
Unit 1: Introduction
The Public Health Agency of Canadas (PHAC) twelve key determinants of health:
Income and social status: The healthiest populations are those in societies which are prospe
Social Determinants of Health Final Exam Review
Unit 7: Food, Income, and Health
Obesity is not the fault of the individual.
Agriculture: Developed around 8000 BC. Prior to making agricultural advances, humans were hunter
Chapter 1: Social Determinants of Health: An Overview of Key Issues
Social determinants of health are the primary determinants of whether individuals stay healthy or
become ill. They are about the quantity and quality of a variety
Chapter 2: Social Structure, Living Conditions, and Health
The SDOH or living conditions are the primary factors implicated in the incidence of disease and illness
There are very narrow health frameworks that limit attention to behavioural
Canadian Health Care System
- Two main areas of the government: federal and provincial
- Federal pays for it and sets the rules
- Every province can interpret the rules and use that money however they see fit
- By 1972, all physicians services in this cou
Chapter 3: When Economic Growth Doesnt Trickle Down: The Wage
Dimension of Income Polarization
Income inequality has generated significant attention over the last 10 years with a substantial body of
research profiling various elements of the
Chapter 4: Income, Income Distribution, and Health in Canada
Canadian social policies have for some time included poverty reduction as a goal. There has been a
particular focus in eliminating poverty in groups at risk.
Canada also has been
Chapter 5: Precarious Work and the Labour Market
This chapter deals with unemployment and transformations within the labour market.
We are interested in those issues arising from the perspective of economic security and insecurity of
Chapter 24: Surmounting the Barriers: Making Action on the Social
Determinants of Health a Public Priority
The current state of affairs concerning the SDoH and their effects upon the health of Canadians has been
presented. The key issues add