Social Determinants of Health
Long before we need medical care, our foundation for health begins in our homes, schools, jobs and neighborhoods. For everyone in our nation to have an equal opportunity for good health, more attention must be focused on the social and economic factors that most affect health where we live, learn, work and play.
Related Programs and Initiatives
A joint RWJF/University of Wisconsin project provides an annual snapshot of the multiple factors that influence health, and helps communities take action.