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Social determinants of health

So, we can ask ourselves why are people who are poorer suffering worse health outcomes than people who are more advantaged in terms of socio-economic position? The answers lie in …

Six levels of public health action

Within those three domains of public health, we could think of public health working at six levels of public health action. Social The first level of public health action is …

Indicators for measuring health inequalities

We could look at many different indicators and see the same pattern of health inequalities and deprivation closely linked to the health outcome. Premature mortality from heart disease and stroke …

What determines the health of a population?

It was very interesting to read your examples and understanding of the determinants of health in the previous step. According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), …

Three domains of public health

So how is public health delivered? There are three core domains to public health: health protection, health improvement and health services delivery. Health protection Health protection is something we have …

The public health history of Liverpool

As you are now part of Liverpool, you may want to know a little bit about the public health history of our great city! Liverpool was an important frontrunner in …

What is health?

So far we have discussed how public health progressed through the centuries and predominantly aimed to tackle unhealthy conditions resulting in ill health or death. In this video, we explore …

Public health history in Britain

In this video we explore a little public health history in the context of Great Britain. The scope of public health is vast and widening all the time (Detels, 2009). …

What is evidence-based public health?

In this video, we define evidence-based public health and why it is important. So, evidence, evidence, evidence, I’m sure you’ve heard this quite frequently, but what constitutes evidence? Rychetnik defines …

What is public health?

In this first video, we meet Katharine. By seeing Katherine’s daily routine, we consider examples of public health advancements that can often be overlooked. So what is public health? These …