Condiciones sociales como causas fundamentales de las desigualdades de salud: teoría y evidencia

brucelinkPresenter: Bruce G. Link, PhD
Co-director, Center for Social Inequalities and Health
Director, Robert Wood Johnson Health and Society Scholars Program at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health

Date: January 6th, 2015

Description: After viewing this webinar, participants should be able to:
– Identify the fundamental causes of health inequalities.
– Describe the research evidence regarding the association between social conditions and health/mortality.
– Explain how policy and public health practice can address the fundamental causes of health inequalities.

Pre-webinar reading: Phelan, J.C., Link, B.G., Tehranifar, P. (2010). “Social conditions as fundamental causes of health inequalities: Theory, evidence and policy implications. Journal of Health and Social Behavior 51(S), S28- S40.”

Reflection Questions: What are fundamental causes of health inequalities? What is the research evidence regarding the association between social conditions and health/mortality? How can policy and public health practice address the fundamental causes of health inequalities?

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