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My Lightbulb Moment: Our worst epidemics have social roots
In nursing school I learned about the social determinants of health. I read countless pages, wrote lengthy papers and sat in many lectures all dedicated to the topic. But despite this 'knowledge' I gained at university, the reality of how our health has social sources didn’t really hit me until... more1 comment Share
Let's explore a more complete story of food
Globalization has played an immense role in the way that we cultivate and produce our food. The globalization of food allows us to experience different cuisines from all around the world. It’s a luxury that is neither sustainable nor practical, and influences not only the way we prepare and consume... more1 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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