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Health Equity and Social Determinants


Welcome to Health Equity and Social Determinants.

A four episode podcast which explores the way social determinants and the social gradient impact health equity and health outcomes. The podcast includes interviews with Australian and international experts, health staff involved in relevant projects and consumer stories.

A certificate is issued on completion.


On completion of the module, you should be able to:

  • Describe the difference between equity and equality
  • Identify the impact of health inequity and social disadvantage on health outcomes.
  • Identify and use relevant services to reduce the impact of social disadvantage for consumers.
  • Implement strategies in work roles that contribute to the improvement of health equity of clients.


This module is designed for all health staff and may qualify for up to 1.0 hr of Continuous Professional Development.