Social Determinants of Health, Biology

Social Determinants of Health

In the last section, we have explored the relationship between poverty and ill-health. There are, however, several other factors, referred to as ‘social determinants’ which also have significant impact on the health status of the people. The four social determinants on which a WHO report (The Solid Facts, WHO, 2003) dwells are:

 

  1. Unemployment
  2. Social exclusion
  3. Transportation and
  4. Food.

 

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