Building healthy communities by addressing root causes
Social determinants of health (SDOH) are conditions in the environments in which people are born, live, learn, work, play, worship, and age that affect a wide range of health, functioning, and quality-of-life outcomes and risks. While the U.S. has focused on improving access to healthcare, research shows that improving population health and achieving health equity is equally important. Read how CHC is building healthy communities by addressing these root causes.
Learn how we’re leading the SDOH effort from past events, interviews and blogs from SDOH experts:
By: Romana Rolniak,Walmart Inc; A Mom’s Realization About Social Determinants of Health You know those idyllic moms on Facebook and Instagram who seem to always have it together? You see pictures show up with their kids nicely dressed at all times, every hair perfectly in place with an immaculate house, perfectly decorated in the background? [...]
By: Ashley Brooks, Article via Rasmussen College; The community you live in is part of who you are. Even if you don’t see your neighbors every day, you recognize that the decisions you make impact those around you. You’re all in it together, and you wouldn’t have it any other way! Read the full story. [...]
Community Health Charities recently held an invitation-only event hosted by The Coca-Cola Company in Atlanta to discuss local workforce health and community resilience and initiate solutions-oriented conversations. Learn more.
Building a Healthier Workforce During our daily commute to work or school, most of us take for granted the numerous healthy resources – hospitals, urgent care facilities, doctors’ offices, dentist’s offices, mental health professionals, grocery stores, produce stands and farmer’s markets, parks and playgrounds, safe neighborhoods and schools – that we have access [...]
PwC hosts CHC’s Future of Workforce and Community Health Event in NYC Community Health Charities recently held its second invitation-only health convening in New York City, hosted by PwC. This breakfast brought together leading companies and organizations to discuss social determinants of health – factors such as inequity or lack of access that impact health – and [...]