A Framework to Integrate Social and Economic Determinants of Health into the Ontario Public Health Mandate: A Discussion Paper.
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The paper argues for the public health mandate to include the social and economic determinants of health. It makes recommendations for the incorporation of social and economic determinants of health into the formal Ontario public health mandate. The report then goes on to demonstrate that the public health units are ready to take the lead in implementing social determinant changes. Steps to achieve an effective and efficient transition are also provided.