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Route 90 Collaborative; Integrating SDH in health professional education

Route 90 Collaborative

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Structural competency, innovation in social determinants of health teaching

Structural competency, innovation in social determinants of health teaching I use the WHO conceptual framework on the social determinants of health ( CSDG ), see below, to introduce health workforce students to health inequities and the social determinants of health, as useful framing exercise to... Read more

Dental Caries; Why we must gear the oral heath workforce towards taking action on the social determinants of health

Why we must gear the oral heath workforce towards taking action on the social determinants of health The United Nations Declaration on Prevention and Control of Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) recognized oral diseases, which includes dental caries, pose a major health burden for many countries and... Read more

Patient University

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Case Study: Primary Healthcare Clinical Placements during Nursing and Midwifery Education in Lesotho

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Community Oral Health Officers (COHO) in Ghana

The training of Community Oral Health Officers - key cadre of health professionals - took place at the Kintampo Rural Health Training School in the early 2000s was based on the problem of limited access to oral health care and services particularly in primary health care settings. This was partly due to the inadequate numbers and mal- distribution of Dental Surgeons in Ghana with the resultant heavy workload on the Dental Practitioners.

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Mental Health; Context, Exposure, Vulnerabilities, Consequences

Context : The current globalization in the economic, political, social, cultural, environmental and technological spheres has led to rapid changes in the configuration of societies , particularly in poorer countries, which have the weakest social welfare and public health systems. Evidence from... Read more

Mental Health; Analysis of exposure over the life-course to social determinants

Analysis of exposure over the life-course to social determinants shows that exposure to negative and positive determinants processes and accumulate over time, influencing epigenetical, psychosocial, physiological, and behavioural attributes among individuals as well as social conditions in families... Read more

Institute of Medicine; A Framework for Educating Health Professionals to Address the Social Determinants of Health

A Framework for Educating Health Professionals to Address the Social Determinants of Health " Educating health professionals about the social determinants of health generates awareness among those professionals about the potential root causes of ill health and the importance of addressing them in... Read more

Beyond the Doha Youth Declaration on Reshaping the Humanitarian Agenda

Children and youth are considered a vulnerable population in disasters and conflicts. They have specific needs and, in times of crisis, may be subjected to violence and abuse. However, in recent years, young people have emerged as thinkers and active players in humanitarian response. This trend is... Read more

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