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From Concepts to Practice: Health Equity, Health Inequities, Health Disparities, and Social Determinants of Health

URL 1: https://region2phtc.org/portfolio/from-concepts-to-practice/

URL 2: https://www.train.org/main/course/1061047/

Date Developed: n.a.. Source: Region 2 Public Health Training Center. Presenter(s): n.a.. Type: Online Course. Level: Introductory. Length: Self-paced.

Annotation

This module is meant to give the participant a broad overview of health equity, health inequities, health disparities and social determinants of health. It reviews definitions of each as well as examples based on the standards of Healthy People 2020. It also provides suggestions for action for public health professionals. This module was developed in collaboration with the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Center for Health Equity.

Learning Objectives

• Define key concepts, including health equity, health inequities, health disparities, and social determinants of health.

• Explain the relationship between health equity, health inequities, health disparities, and social determinants of health.

• Compare and contrast the concepts of health equity, health inequities, health disparities, and social determinants of health.

•List appropriate strategies that public health professionals can use to address health disparities and social determinants of health in order to achieve health equity.

•Appreciate the importance of using strategies to advance health equity.

Special Instructions

This course is best viewed on Chrome or Firefox browsers.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UE8MC25742; MCH Navigator for $225,000/year. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.