1.7 Self-assessment questions

Question 1.1

What do you understand by the term ‘social determinants of health’? Give three examples.

Question 1.2

Give two examples of how social determinants of health impact on children’s right to health.

Question 1.3

What are the four principles of social justice and health equity in respect to children's rights?

Question 1.4

Provide an example of health inequities that you have in your community as a result of social determinants. What action could you take to address it?

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