Social determinants of health

TFAH & Monitor Deloitte: Supporting Healthy Communities- Rethinking the Funding Approach

Published Date: 
Tue, 2017-08-15

Trust for America’s Health (TFAH) and Monitor Deloitte released published a new article, Supporting Healthy Communities: How Rethinking the Funding Approach Can Break Down Silos and Promote Health and Health Equity. The paper discusses a potential solution to bridge community partners and government agencies in joint prevention efforts aimed at addressing social factors of health.

HHS Office of Minority Health #Bridge2Health Twitter Town Hall

Published Date: 
Thu, 2017-04-06

HHS Office of Minority Health is celebrating National Minority Health Month with the #Bridge2Health Twitter Town Hall virtual event. The event is at 1:00PM EDT on April 12, 2017. Following the theme for National Minority Health Month of Bridging Health Equity Across Communities, the event will feature Health Equity Partners and stories from around the country with community-based efforts to help address social determinants of health and achieve health equity.

Next Generation of Community Health

Published Date: 
Mon, 2017-02-20

The American Hospital Association 2016 Committee on Research has released a new report, Next Generation of Community Health. With many health c

Summarizing the Landscape for Healthy Communities Report

Published Date: 
Tue, 2016-10-25

The report for The Colorado Health Foundation by Build Healthy Places Network provides a review of demonstration programs and community improvement efforts working towards health equity. This healthy communities movement is driven by the disconnect between health spending and outcomes, increasing awareness of the importance of the social determinants of health, and the need to address poverty as a way to improve health.

HP2020 July 23 Webinar: Who's Leading the Leading Health Indicators?

Published Date: 
Thu, 2015-07-16

Who’s Leading the Leading Health Indicators? Webinar: Social Determinants

HP2020 Webinar Feb. 5: Social Determinants of Health and LGBT Health

Published Date: 
Thu, 2015-01-22

This Progress Review webinar will highlight the importance of social determinants of health and cultural competence in working with LGBT and diverse populations to eliminate health disparities and achieve health equity. Join HP2020 on Thursday, February 5 at 12:30 p.m. ET for a Healthy People 2020 Progress Review webinar featuring the Social Determinants of Health and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health topic areas.

New Report Available from CDC

Published Date: 
Thu, 2013-11-21

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released a new report "that looks at disparities in deaths and illness, use of health care, behavioral risk factors for disease, environmental hazards, and social determinants of health."  

Health People 2020 Wants YOUR Feedback

Published Date: 
Wed, 2013-11-13

A comment period opens on November 13th for Healthy People 2020 for input on proposed new objectives, and/or to offer up suggestions for new objectives.  Deadline: December 4th

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services requests public comment on the new objectives proposed for the following areas: HIV, Social Determinants of Health, and Health-Related Quality of Life and Well-Being.


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