Equity in public health standards: A qualitative document analysis of policies from two Canadian provinces

This study on public health renewal within Ontario and BC sheds light on an evolving view of health inequities within Canada. Addressing health inequities is a key function of public health and has been embedded within standards used for accountability purposes. This analysis provides insight into the goals and proposed strategies for achieving health equity and should assist public health professionals at all levels, both in Canada and internationally.



Authors: Pinto AD, Manson H, Pauly B, Thanos J, Parks A, Cox A.

Year: 2012