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Upstream Interventions for Canadian Population Health

Briefly describe a public health intervention in Canada that is designed to ameliorate health inequities
Include the type of inequity and how the intervention targets upstream determinants of health
What organizations or social policies are involved in the implementation of the intervention
Identify whether or not the intervention was successful and how practioners in the US can use this to improve population health strategies

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Briefly describe a public health intervention in Canada that is designed to ameliorate health inequities

Project: Family Health Benefits Results - Type II- This approach includes offering financial assistance for families that earn below the poverty level in Canada so that these families will have access to health care services that aren't covered by health insurance. The health services include dental care, eye care, chiropractic care, prescription drugs, ambulance services, and medical supplies. The objective is prevent those suffering from poverty from having to choose between obtaining health services and food, which previously was the case before the intervention occurred. Many medications ...

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Upstream Interventions for Canadian Population Health

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