Social Determinants Of Health Essay

213 Words1 Page

In this essay I will be talking about the effects of social determinants of health and health inequalities within my area of practice or my neighbourhood. The social determinants of health are the circumstances in which people are born, grow up, live and work. These include housing, education, financial security and the built up environment as well as the health system. Health inequalities is the way health determinant is delivered across different populations. However, these differences are thought to be inequitable, meaning lack of fairness or justice. These differences can be determined (controlled) as being unfair or avoidable. It is these differences that apart people or populations and put them in different social gradient. For example,

Open Document