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What's in a Name? Untangling Health Disparities, the Social Determinants of Health, and Health Equity

March 22, 2010

Health disparities…social determinants of health… health equity. These phrases are used to talk about differences in health, but what do they mean? This essay sheds light on the subject and in the process to help grantmakers think about funding priorities and how to communicate them.


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