Social Determinants of Health in a Diverse Urban Population

Client: Wellesley Institute (Toronto)

Authors/Consultants: Mahamoud A, Roche B, Homer J

Social determinants of health are important in shaping the health of urban populations in Canada. The low socio-economic status of marginalized, disadvantaged, and precarious populations in urban settings has been linked to adverse health outcomes including chronic and infectious disease, negative health behaviors, barriers […]

Health and Social Care Policy in the UK

Client: UK Government

Authors/Consultants: Wolstenholme E, Monk D, McKelvie D, Smith G

In 2000, the British government initiated a National Health Services (NHS) program aimed at improving the quality of health care services. This long range program included hiring new employees, providing more facilities in the form of intermediate care centers and beds, and access […]