Social determinants and inequities in health for Black Canadians: a snapshot
Author: Public Health Agency of Canada
Topic: Collective impact, Health, Racial equity
Publisher: Government of Canada
Location: Canada
Format: Report
Content Type: Research
Publication Date: September 8, 2020

The following snapshot aims to highlight how Anti-Black racism and systemic discrimination are key drivers of health inequalities faced by diverse Black Canadian communities. Evidence of institutional discrimination in key determinants of health is also presented, including education, income, and housing. Finally, national data is shared demonstrating inequalities in health outcomes and determinants of health. Readers are invited to reflect on how racism and discrimination may contribute to these inequalities.

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