Health Equity

Health Equity means everyone can attain their full health potential and is not disadvantaged due to social position.

Health Equity is the condition where everyone could attain their full health potential and is not disadvantaged due to social position or other socially determined circumstances.

Biological, behavioural and genetic factors aren’t the only things that influence your health. Social and economic considerations such as education, income, physical environments and culture are just a few pieces of the puzzle. This section focuses on Sudbury & District Health Unit advocacy initiatives, policy development and what we’re doing to help build supportive environments in our communities.


This item was last modified on September 21, 2017