Social Determinants of Health: An Overview of Systematic Review Evidence on the Effectiveness of Social Determinants of Health Interventions

Publisher/Sponsor: 

Population Health Improvement Research Network
Author/Presenter: 
Maureen Dobbins

A synthesis of 17 systematic reviews and recommendations for policy and practice. Evidence suggests assertive community treatment can be effective for mental health; health care services for intellectual disabilities do not improve behavioural issues; after school programs improve youth behaviour problems; and postnatal home visits for teenage mothers improve infant weight and height.

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