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June 28, 2016 1:28 PMCategory: Health Equity

Get to Know Social Determinants of Health

We all know that health is influenced by many things. The social determinants of health, or the conditions in which you live, learn, work and play can play a major role in your health and overall well-being. These include many things, some examples being violence, poverty, education and access to care.

The social determinants of health are a main focus in Public Health 3.0. Described as a new era of public health, Public Health 3.0 emphasizes cross-sector collaboration and environmental, policy, and systems-level actions that directly affect the social determinants of health.

Learn more about these and many other factors with APHA’s newly released Storify, titled Get to Know Social Determinants of Health:

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