SPHERU article in prestigious Lancet
November 8, 2008
The SPHERU research team’s viewpoint article, “Recommendations for action on the social determinants of health: a Canadian perspective,” was recently published in The Lancet (Volume 372, Issue 9650, Pages 1690 - 1693, 8 November 2008).
The Lancet is one of the world’s leading and most prestigious medical journals. It remains anindependent publication that seeks to publish high-quality information that will alter medical practice, and it continues to be committed to international health ensuring that research and analysis from all regions of the world is widely covered.
In “Recommendations for action on the social determinants of health: a Canadian Perspective” the SPHERU team notes that “Health disparities are widely prevalent within and between countries, and Canada is no exception.”
The article highlights five recommendations for action to address health disparities and is a collaborative effort of SPHERU’s faculty researchers.