This webinar provides a brief introduction to the social determinants of health and implications for health promotion practice. Topics covered include an overview of the determinants, definitions of key terms, the mechanisms by which the determinants of health affect the health of individuals and communities, and examples of good practice.
Presenter: Brian Hyndman
Brian Hyndman is a Senior Planner with the Health Promotion, Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention Section at Public Health Ontario. He has over 20 years experience with planning and evaluating health promotion initiatives. This was gained through a variety of roles, including twelve years as a consultant with the Health Communications Unit at the Centre for Health Promotion, University of Toronto (1994-2005). Brian has also held key leadership positions in the Canadian public health sector, including President of the Ontario Public Health Association (1997-1999) and Citizen Representative on the Toronto Board of Health (2001-2007).
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