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Working with the Commission on the Social Determinants of Health Framework in the Canadian Context
In this workshop at the National Collaborating Centres for Public Health 2008 Summer Institute, Val Morrison presented presented the conceptual framework employed by the CSDH.
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This plenary session involving the NCCDH, NCCAH & NCCHPP explored the work of the World Health Organization (WHO) Commission on the Social Determinants of Health (CSDH), and asked what this work means in the Canadian context. Questions included: In what way can a concerted focus on the social determinants of health serve to reduce health inequalities and disparities in Canada? Who needs to be involved? What scientific evidence and best practices are leading discussion and policy change? And, what are the challenges and benefits for health associated with a determinants of health approach?

The NCCHPP's Val Morrison presented the conceptual framework employed by the CSDH. The issues and questions she addresed include:

The usefulness of analytical synthesis

Understanding the dynamics between the social determinants of health and their political, social and economic contexts

What is the relevance for Canada?

How does the framework break down?

Working with the CSDH conceptual framework in the Canadian context
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