Addressing the Social Determinants of Children’s Health: A Cliff Analogy

@article{Jones2009AddressingTS,
  title={Addressing the Social Determinants of Children’s Health: A Cliff Analogy},
  author={Camara P Jones and Camara Phyllis Clara Yvonne Geraldine S. Gillian Camille Perry and Camara Phyllis Clara Yvonne Geraldine S. Gillian Camille Barclay},
  journal={Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved},
  year={2009},
  volume={20},
  pages={1 - 12}
}
This paper presents a “Cliff Analogy” illustrating three dimensions of health intervention to help people who are falling off of the cliff of good health: providing health services, addressing the social determinants of health, and addressing the social determinants of equity. In the terms of the analogy, health services include an ambulance at the bottom of the cliff, a net or trampoline halfway down, and a fence at the top of the cliff. Addressing the social determinants of health involves… 

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