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Introducing health inequalities in primary care
This e-learning module will introduce you to the concept of health inequalities and health inequity. It will consider the causes of unequal health outcomes between individuals and groups and will go on to think about why this matters – to patients, to communities, and to the health system as a whole.
45 minute to 1 hour
What you are going to learn
By the end of this module you will be able to
1. Describe the concepts of health inequalities, health equity, and explain the ‘Inverse Care Law’.
2. Understand the social determinants of health and the role of healthcare in determining health outcomes
3. Consider the place of primary care in reducing health inequity.
This is a very well structured and interesting course which serves as a good introduction to topics such as health equity and inclusion healthcare.