Determinants of Health
The World Health Organization recognizes that “by far the greatest share of health problems (are) attributable to broad social conditions.“
Similarly, in its population health approach, Health Canada has identified twelve key determinants of health.
See if you can match the determinant of health with a piece of evidence that supports it in the game below.
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1. WHO. Commission on the Social Determinants of Health. Questions and answers. Available at: http://www.who.int/social_determinants/strategy/QandAs/en/index.html. Accessed July 2005.
2. Health Canada. Population health: What determines health? Available at: http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/ph-sp/phdd/determinants/index.html. Accessed July 2005.
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