You can refer to the following HCF documents and links to assist you while you prepare your application.
A health difference that is closely linked with social, economic, or environmental disadvantage. (Source: healthypeople.gov)
That is achieved when every person has the opportunity to “attain his or her full health potential” and no one is disadvantaged from achieving this potential because of some socially determined circumstance. Health inequities are reflected in different lengths of life; quality of life; rates of disease, disability, and death; severity of disease; and access to treatment. (Source: CDC)
A framework to analyze how race and ethnicity shape our experiences with power, access to opportunity, treatment, and outcomes. (Source: Grant Craft/PRE)
Social Determinants of Health
The conditions in which people are born, grow, live, work and age that impact health outcomes. These circumstances are shaped by the distribution of money, power, and resources at global, national, and local levels. (Source: WHO)
Addressing the systemic barriers that create inequities. (Source: Power Moves)
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