Chapter 12

Local Solutions to Reduce Inequities in Health and Safety

Larry Cohen, Anthony Iton, Rachel Davis, Sharon Murriguez

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Learning Objectives

  • Understand the importance of addressing the underlying determinants of health inequities
  • Articulate the necessity of employing both health care and community-focused strategies to prevent inequities in health and safety
  • Identify how health inequities are systematically created and delineate elements ...

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