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The Social Determinants of Health

The Social Determinants of Health Downloaded from http://journals.lww.com/janac by BhDMf5ePHKbH4TTImqenVA5KvPVPZ0P5BEgU+IUTEfzO/GUWifn2IfwcEVVH9SSn on 06/10/2020 Editorial Lucy Bradley-Springer, PhD, RN, ACRN, FAAN Key words: health inequity, poverty, social education, I often think that education is the key determinants of health to everything. With education, you can get a job, develop resources, and learn how to take care of The opposite of poverty is not wealth your health; you have marketable skills and you – the opposite of poverty is justice. know what you need to do. Great—we just need to Brian Stevenson, Director, Equal Justice Initiative educate everyone. But then, I realize, children (and (April 3, 2010) adults) can’t learn if they are malnourished, if they have to work to pay the rent, if they live in fear, Over the course of my career, I have often been if they have a chronic disease, or if they suffer confronted with health problems that weren’t health from discrimination because they are poor. So then problems. Sometimes I saw these problems in indi- I think, OK, the answer is jobs. Everyone needs vidual patients: an infant with a broken arm whose a job; we should work on that. But how can you parents were homeless. Sometimes I saw these http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care Wolters Kluwer Health

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Publisher
Wolters Kluwer Health
ISSN
1055-3290
eISSN
1552-6917
DOI
10.1016/j.jana.2012.03.001
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Downloaded from http://journals.lww.com/janac by BhDMf5ePHKbH4TTImqenVA5KvPVPZ0P5BEgU+IUTEfzO/GUWifn2IfwcEVVH9SSn on 06/10/2020 Editorial Lucy Bradley-Springer, PhD, RN, ACRN, FAAN Key words: health inequity, poverty, social education, I often think that education is the key determinants of health to everything. With education, you can get a job, develop resources, and learn how to take care of The opposite of poverty is not wealth your health; you have marketable skills and you – the opposite of poverty is justice. know what you need to do. Great—we just need to Brian Stevenson, Director, Equal Justice Initiative educate everyone. But then, I realize, children (and (April 3, 2010) adults) can’t learn if they are malnourished, if they have to work to pay the rent, if they live in fear, Over the course of my career, I have often been if they have a chronic disease, or if they suffer confronted with health problems that weren’t health from discrimination because they are poor. So then problems. Sometimes I saw these problems in indi- I think, OK, the answer is jobs. Everyone needs vidual patients: an infant with a broken arm whose a job; we should work on that. But how can you parents were homeless. Sometimes I saw these

Journal

Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS CareWolters Kluwer Health

Published: May 1, 2012

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