How [income / race / where you live] affects your health took place on March 7, 2019.
There are many things that determine your health, including social factors. Your income and education levels, your race and the strength of your relationships, for example, all have an effect.
In this This is Public Health™ Lecture, researcher Roman Pabayo explained how these social determinants of health unfairly limit opportunities for some people and populations to be healthy. He also explained why closing the gap between the most privileged and most disadvantaged is more than a matter of health equity.
It’s a matter of social justice.
Worldwide killers | Public health responds
2018 marked the 100th anniversary of the 1918 influenza pandemic that infected one-third of the world’s population and left approximately 50 million dead in its wake. It is one of the deadliest disease outbreaks in recorded history.
A century later, what have we learned? And could this happen again?
Lecture by Assistant Professor Stephanie Yanow.
Sleeping soundly | Why catching Zzz's matters for kids
Sleep is a pillar of child health and wellbeing. And yet, many Canadian children are sleep deprived. Can promoting healthy behaviours at school translate to sleeping soundly at home?
Lecture by Assistant Professor Kate Storey.