Tag Archives: Social Determinants of Health

Oregon Community Addresses Homelessness to Improve Community Health

By Tatiana Dierwechter and Sara Hartstein on October 4th, 2017

Quality housing is essential for health and well-being. As the public health community has broadened its understanding and recognition of the social determinants of health (SDOH), affordable housing has become a top priority to advance health equity. However, despite emerging tools for this effort, improving healthy, affordable housing is often a new role for health […]

Partnerships Focus on Social Determinants of Health and Help Build a New Social Contract

By Rich Bell on June 28th, 2017

Of the many wicked problems in communities, institutions, and government, virtually all of them are rooted in histories of broken connections, damaged trust and eroded respect that have driven increases in inequality in the first place. To ensure health and well-being for everyone, we need ways to address these problems and build more social and […]