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From the clinic to the capital: Advocating for systemic change
More and more in family medicine, health professionals are "prescribing income" to improve the health of their patients, like helping to educate them on things like tax returns. In this excerpt from Upstream Medicine: Doctors for a Healthier Canada, upstream St. Mike's doctor Gary Bloch speaks to the relationship between... moreAdd your comment Share
Just Care: From medicine to politics in pursuit of equity
Federal Health Minister Jane Philpott knows that politics is the strongest form of medicine we have, and how to apply it to the social and economic roots of ill health in Canada. In this excerpt from Upstream Medicine: Doctors for a Healthier Canada, her daughter Bethany finds out how we... moreAdd your comment Share
UPSTREAM SOLUTIONS DON’T TREAT SYMPTOMS, THEY TREAT THE SOURCE.
Upstream is a movement to create a healthy society through evidence-based, people-centred ideas. We work to reframe public discourse around addressing the social determinants of health in order to build a healthier society.
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