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      Perspectives on health equity and social determinants of health 

      Bogard, Kimber; Murry, Velma McBride; Alexander, Charlee M.; National Academy of Medicine (U.S.) (National Academy Of Medicine, 2017)

      Social factors, signals, and biases shape the health of our nation. Racism and poverty manifest in unequal social, environmental, and economic conditions, resulting in deep-rooted health disparities that carry over from generation to generation. In Perspectives on Health Equity and Social Determinants of Health, authors call for collective action across sectors to reverse the debilitating and often lethal consequences of health inequity. This edited volume of discussion papers provides recommendations to advance the agenda to promote health ...