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The Influence of Social Context on Health

Why are some groups healthier than others, and how do these differences emerge and persist over a lifetime? How do social policies on housing, transportation, and employment relate to health and health inequalities? This course will examine social, behavioral, economic, political, and structural factors that contribute to health inequalities, and suggest innovative ways to reduce disparities in health to achieve health equity.

Type of Course: MOOC

Instructor(s): Briana Mezuk; Belinda Needham;

Platform: Coursera

Duration: 4 weeks

Series: The Influence of Social Determinants on Health

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