Health Equity

Health equity is created when individuals have the fair opportunity to reach their fullest health potential. Achieving health equity requires reducing unnecessary and avoidable differences that are unfair and unjust. Many causes of health inequities relate to social and environmental factors including: income, social status, race, gender, education and physical environment. We offer expertise and resources for integrating health equity in health promotion programs and policies.

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PHO Microbiology Rounds: Microbiology in Resource Limited Settings: Current practice, challenges and future directions

This presentation will provide an update on the current capacities, practice and challenges of implementing microbiology services in resource limited settings.

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Updated 9 Sep 2020