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Raising the Volume on the Social Determinants of Health in Canada and Elsewhere


From: Oppression


This chapter explores the importance of social determinants of health (sdh) and their quality and distribution, which can lead to adverse health outcomes. The author looks at the SDH in Canada and beyond.



Dennis Raphael

Elizabeth McGibbon is a professor in the Faculty of Science at St. Francis Xavier University. Her publications describe how public policy created oppression deepens disadvantage and heightens privilege to create and sustain intergenerational health damage. An invited author in eight multiple edition books about critical applications in health, she authored (with Josephine Etowa) the first Canadian book to tackle health care racism: Anti-Racist Health Care Practice.