Public Health: A Conceptual Framework
Health professionals often refer to looking at an issue from a "public health perspective" or "through a public health lens" and yet this concept has not been clearly defined. The foundation of all public health activities are the concepts of social justice and health equity, which relate to the social determinants of health. This document is a first effort at defining such a perspective, lens or approach. It is presented for consideration, and feedback is welcomed. All comments will be considered and may be incorporated into future iterations of what we hope will be an "evergreen" document.