Law as a Social Determinant of Health and the Pursuit of Health Justice
- August 21, 2020
- Daphne McGee , Texas Legal Services Center
- Drew Stevens , Caiola & Rose LLC
The two tragedies of the disproportionate toll of COVID-19 on minority communities and the killing of George Floyd have sparked renewed focus on the social determinants of health and the importance of health justice in the conversation of overall justice. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, social determinants of health are conditions in the places where people live, learn, work, and play that affect a wide range of health risks and outcomes.
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