Social Determinants of Cardiovascular Diseases

  title={Social Determinants of Cardiovascular Diseases},
  author={Thierry Lang and Beno{\^i}t Lepage and Anne-C{\'e}cile Schieber and S{\'e}bastien Lamy and Michelle Kelly-Irving},
Social determinants of health can be understood as the social conditions in which individuals live and work; conditions that are shaped by the distribution of power, income and resources, as much on a global and national level as on a local level. Social determinants of cardiovascular diseases are found largely outside the healthcare and preventative healthcare systems; but it is important to think in terms of chains of cause and effect, which enable us to see these determinants at work within… CONTINUE READING

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