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
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 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
Chapter 8: Understanding and Improving the Health of Work
Job strain exists when peoples autonomy over
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 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
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
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
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,
Changing Work Force
Farming and agriculture work out of
Industrial revolution processing and
factory jobs gave way for safer working
conditions, job security and appropriate
wage compensation (birth of unions)
What do we know?
Income is positively
status = better
Early Childhood Development
Material access to diet, housing, education and
Unit 12: Call to Action
Call to Action
Studying the social determinants of health:
What are the societal factors that shape health?
What are the societal forces that shape the quality
of these societal factors?
Now consider studying:
What is the dist
Unit 8: Gender and Health
Biology & Social Factors:
What do we know?
Biology (sex) and gender as determinants interact
with other determinants of health
SES, ethnicity, race, migrant status, age (i.e. poverty,
Girls and w
Social Exclusion & Health
Ethnic Minorities and Newcomers
Come to Canada!
Categories of Migrants
Sponsored to join
Refugee Claimants (asylum
HTH SCI 2RR3
Introduction to the
Table of Contents
Course Contacts . 3
Course Description . 4
Overview of Course Material & Suggestions for Learning. 5
Ends In View . 7
Evaluation Methods . 8
University and BScN P
Welcome to the HTH SCI 2RR3
Introduce the Social
Understand the ways
in which SDoH
collectively effect the
Recognize that health
and wellbeing includes
Faculty of Health Sciences
School of Nursing
HTH SCI 2RR3: Introduction to the Social Determinants of Health
Diana Sherifali, RN, PhD, CDE
School of Nursing
905-525-9140 ext. 21435
Canadian Health Care System
R. James McKinlay
Senior Lead, Programs
McMaster Health Forum
Health Care in Canada
Canada has a predominately publicly financed,
privately delivered health care syst
What is income and wealth?
Income: Think about what flows into the
What ever comes in after payments for taxes
Wealth: Its complicated:
Its not jewelry, purses, cars, etc.
Considers assets and liabilities (deb