Health Determinants

Allotey, Pascale, Health Determinants, (United States: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., 2018).

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  • Author Allotey, Pascale
    Title Health Determinants
    Series Title International Encyclopedia of Anthropology
    Publication Date 2018
    Place of Publication United States
    Publisher John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
    Pages 7
    Language eng
    Abstract Determinants of health are factors external to the individual that influence the health status and health outcomes of individuals and groups in society. These factors interact in complex ways and the effects are situationally and temporally dependent. Ultimately, however, they determine the distribution of health across populations. As a discipline with the tools to explore and theorize the nature of cultural, social, and political processes, anthropology has an important role in enhancing the understanding of the determinants of health and in the development and implementation of strategies that address these determinants. This role is critical if we are to make improvements to the equity in health outcomes.
    Keyword Applied Anthropology
    Critical Medical Anthropology
    Epidemiology
    Gender differences
    Global Public Health
    Globalization
    lllness
    Social determinants of health
    Copyright Holder The Authors
    Copyright Year 2018
    Copyright type All rights reserved
    DOI https://doi.org/10.1002/9781118924396.wbiea1901
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