Bringing Health to Poverty: A Call to Action for Health Providers. Ashley Heaslip, B.A., MHSc (candidate) Canadian Public Health Association Conference June 2, 2008. Objectives. To examine poverty as a key determinant of health.
Bringing Health to Poverty: A Call to Action for Health Providers
Ashley Heaslip, B.A., MHSc (candidate)
Canadian Public Health Association Conference
June 2, 2008
Poverty in Canada
Source: Statistics Canada (2006). Persons in Low Income Before Tax, 2004, CANSIM Tables.
Courtesy of: Dennis Raphael
R. Wilkins, et. al., “Trends in mortality by neighbourhood income in urban Canada from 1971 to 1996,” Health Reports (Stats Can), 2002: 13(Supplement).
Wilkins, et. al., 2002.
Douglas G. Manuel & Susan Schulz, “Chapter 4 Diabetes Health Status and Risk Factors,” in J. Hux, G. Booth & A. Laupacis, eds., The ICES Practice Atlas: Diabetes in Ontario, 2002, Institute for Clinical and Evaluative Sciences.
¹Katherine L W Smith, et. al., “Gender, Income and Immigration Differences in Depression in Canadian Urban Centres,” CJPH, Mar/Apr 2007; 98(2): 149.
Shelley Phipps, “The Impact of Poverty on Health: A Scan of the Research Literature,” CIHI, June 2003.
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