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The recognition of the political nature of health & appreciation of the political determinants of health are key to better understanding despair & health inequality, as well as our shared responsibility to ensure the conditions under which people can enjoy hope & health equity. Image
The decline in life expectancy is occurring in part due to deaths from despair. From 2007 - 2017, the mortality rate from drug overdoses increased 82% while suicide rates increased 24%.

Many problems associated with poor health stem from lower incomes.
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“...it is essential to rethink the hegemonic discourse of the right to health so that it becomes a first-class human right intrinsically coupled to the other social, political and economic rights.”

Benach, et al. 2019 #SDoH #HiAP link.springer.com/chapter/10.100…
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Handing public assets and services over to the free market has been a boon for corporate America and a disaster for the working class.

#SDoH #HiAP #Interdependence inthesetimes.com/article/21689/…
“We can decide what makes public ownership efficient. We can decide what makes public ownership successful and that doesn’t have to be a profit, unlike private corporations. That could be environmental sustainability and is in many cases.”

thenextsystem.org/learn/stories/…
The latent, unused power of citizens—and the production of public collateral.

“To grasp and deploy this financial power in the interests of society and the ecosystem, citizens need to understand that this was and is ultimately our power.”

thenextsystem.org/learn/stories/…
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In 2014, medical outlays lowered the median income for the poorest decile of US individuals by 47.6% vs 2.7% for the wealthiest decile.

“First do no harm” must extend to the financial impact of delivering health care.

#SDoH #HiAP #Interdependence
"In spite of all the efforts in the US to control health spending over the past 25 years, the story remains the same.”

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“Community wealth building models include social enterprises, community development corporations, employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs), municipally owned enterprises, community land trusts, and cooperatives.”

#SDoH #HiAP #PEoH #IRoS
“That has major implications for national productivity and economic growth, not to mention politics. A country in which a handful of coastal cities represent the bulk of national wealth is not a stable one.”

#SDoH #HiAP #Interdependence ft.com/content/8f33fe…
“The number of land banks grew dramatically in the wake of the foreclosure crisis. So has our understanding of how to successfully fund them.”

#SDoH #HiAP #Interdependence shelterforce.org/2018/11/13/how…
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“Job growth is not sufficient by itself to create upward mobility... It’s almost as though racial disparities have been amplified by job growth.”

#SDoH #HiAP #Interdependence apnews.com/20c455e8126b41…
“...while nonparticipation of prime-age males has risen in every education group, the biggest rise is not in the lowest-skill or highest-skill groups, but rather in the middle.”

#SDoH #HiAP #Interdependence conversableeconomist.blogspot.com/2018/10/why-is…
“Well-being metrics can serve as warning lights; they point to vulnerabilities in particular places or groups of people and to positive trends that could provide broader lessons.” #SDoH #HiAP #IRoS science.sciencemag.org/content/362/64…
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A Balanced Investment Portfolio For Equitable Health And Well-Being Is An Imperative, And Within Reach

#SDoH #HiAP #Interdependence
Social Determinants As Public Goods.

@LenMNichols & @LaurenTaylorMPH demonstrate that the underprovision of interventions on #SDoH can be addressed through a novel but practical community financing mechanism.

#Commons #Interdependence healthaffairs.org/doi/10.1377/hl…
“While the degree to which human beings pursue that which they think is good for them has not and will probably never change, what they believe is good for them can change and from time to time has, radically.”

#SDoH #HiAP #PEoH #IRoS
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Housing And Health: An Overview Of The Literature

@LaurenTaylorMPH 2018 @Health_Affairs #SDoH

Housing stability, quality, safety, and affordability all affect health outcomes, as do physical and social characteristics of neighborhoods. healthaffairs.org/do/10.1377/hpb…
Exploring the link between housing and health

#SDoH #HiAP #PEoH #IRoS @amyreports @Marketplace marketplace.org/2018/06/13/hea…
The @HousingACTION campaign has released a new fact sheet highlighting the role of the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit in improving health outcomes for low-income families and communities. #SDoH #HiAP #PEoH static1.squarespace.com/static/566ee65…
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The effects of public health policies on health inequalities: a review of reviews. Thomson et al, 2017.

“...fiscal and regulation policies were more beneficial for reducing or preventing health inequalities than educational campaigns.”

#SDoH #PEoH #HiAP thelancet.com/pdfs/journals/…
“...how broad policy initiatives for tackling inequalities in health that start off with social determinants (upstream) approach drift downstream to largely individual lifestyle factors, as well as the general trend of investing a the individual level.”
“The consequence of this is a widespread public sector culture in which well-meaning policymakers, practitioners, researchers and members of the public collude in sustaining a ‘cargo cult’ of health behaviorism.” #SDoH #HiAP #PEoH
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We are dying younger, in part, because of deliberate policy choices made over decades:
• Rejecting universal health care.
• Cutting taxes for the rich.
• Shunning income support.
• Abandoning universal child care.

Those choices increasingly set us apart in the world. #SDoH
“...any man’s death diminishes me,
because I am involved in mankind.
And therefore never send to know for whom the bell tolls; it tolls for thee.”
#SDoH #Interdependence #PEoH theincidentaleconomist.com/wordpress/us-l…
“We are the wealthiest nation on earth, but far from the healthiest, and things are getting worse, not better.” #SDoH #PEoH #HiAP #IRoS statnews.com/2018/01/04/lif…
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