Tag: Social Determinants


A new approach to reduce infant mortality and achieve equity

Posted on: April 13, 2018 | File size: 484KB
Tags: Policy, Social Determinants, Sdoh, Housing, Educational Attainment, Employment, Ohio

Describes how factors beyond medical care affect health in the context of infant mortality, focusing on housing, transportation, education and employment. Assesses the extent to which current policies and programs meet the needs of Ohioans most at risk. Identifies lessons learned from other states that have successfully reduced infant mortality rates, including innovative ideas to address the social determinants of health. Offers specific, actionable and evidence-informed policy options that state and local policymakers can employ to address unmet needs and inequities. (Health Policy Institute of Ohio)

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A New Way to Talk About the Social Determinants of Health

Posted on: April 13, 2018 | File size: 2.96MB
Tags: Sdoh, Social Determinants, Advocacy, Policy, Advocacy And Policy

A framework to effectively describe the social determinants of health in plain language, including key phrases to help people understand the concept more clearly and effective ways to use data to support these messages. (Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, 2010)

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Addressing the Social Determinants of Health: Why it Matters

Posted on: October 22, 2018 | File size: 6.49MB
Tags: Health Equity, Social Determinants, Sdoh, Cuyahoga

A slide deck from Terry Allan, Cuyahoga County's Health Commissioner and SLF Trustee, on the Social Determinants of Health.

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How does economic and social disadvantage affect health?

Posted on: April 13, 2018 | File size: 430KB
Tags: Sodh, Social Determinants, Policy

Discusses how economic and social disadvantage affects health through indirect and direct mechanisms, and describes policy approaches to improve health and reduce health inequities by addressing the social determinants of health. (Institute for Research on Poverty, 2016-17)

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What Do Foundations Have In Mind With The Phrase “Social Determinants of Health”?

Posted on: June 20, 2018
Tags: Social Determinants, Health Equity, Sdoh

"Foundations with a mission to improve health are heeding this call to address the social determinants of health (SDOH). Rather than focusing solely on improving health care and increasing healthy behaviors, a growing number of health foundations have developed strategies to reduce poverty, increase high school graduation rates, improve parenting, expand public transportation, reduce homelessness, increase civic engagement, and achieve a variety of other outcomes within the realm of SDOH."

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