Date Developed: 01/01/2012. Source: University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health. Presenter(s): Camara Phyllis Jones, MD, MPH, PhD. Type: Video. Level: Introductory. Length: 120 minutes.
This seminar explains how social determinants affect health disparities in America. Dr. Jones defines racism, inequity, health equity and social justice. She presents background information of how disparities arise and addresses three key dimensions of health intervention including, health services, social determinants of health, and social determinants of health disparities. This presentation focuses on increasing the nation’s awareness of social justice issues and ways to achieve health equity.