Our resource library contains more than 150 resources. The library is evolving, as we continue to add resources that are relevant, geared to practice, and either recently published or foundational to current health equity thinking in public health. To suggest a new resource or to learn more about our resource selection process, please contact us.
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This report from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) describes inequities in infectious disease rates among marginalized groups in the United States. It offers a framework designed to reduce the rates of HIV, viral hepatitis, STDs and tuberculosis among population groups most at risk due to the social determinants of health.
This policy brief from the Human Early Learning Partnership (HELP) provides an overview of the concept of proportionate universality, how it applies to child health and the importance of shifting the social gradient through universal and targeted programs for early childhood development.
This practice tool from the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) outlines five steps to help integrate health equity into existing and new public health interventions. It prompts users to identify equity elements relevant to their intervention and ways to address them.
This white paper from the Institute for Healthcare Improvement provides guidance to health care organizations on how they can reduce health inequities related to characteristics linked to discrimination and social exclusion.
This summary document provides an overview of recent work by RentSafe, a program under the Canadian Partnership for Children’s Health and the Environment (CPCHE), including recent findings and recommendations that can inform public health action on housing as a social determinant of health.