As we have discussed throughout the term, many social, economic, and environmental factors contribute to health disparities. These factors include access to health information and education, health care, nutritious food, and living in safe and walkable communities. Healthy People 2020 defines health equity as the “attainment of the highest level of health for all people” (Health Equity Institute, n.d., para. 1).
Watch the three minute video, ‘What is Health Equity.’ found in the link below and let me know your thoughts.
Health Equity Institute. (n.d.). Defining Health Equity. Retrieved from http://healthequity.sfsu.edu/content/defining-health-equity