The social determinants of health are the complex, integrated, and overlapping social structures and economic systems that are responsible for most health inequalities. These social structures and economic systems include the social and physical environment, health services, and structural and societal factors. This webinar will provide an overview of the social determinants of health in the United States, their influence on cancer, and implications for cancer control.
NCIís Office of Communications and Education offers this webinar education series, Cancer Classroom, for early career public health professionals or those new to oncology. This series provides the educational guidance, tools, and resources necessary for professionals to address cancer as a public health issue.
At the end of the presentation the participant will be able to:
∑ Identify factors related to social determinants of health
∑ Describe the relationship between social determinants of health and health inequities
∑ Discuss how social determinants of health may influence cancer and cancer control
∑ Indentify NCI resources for cancer screening, education and outreach
Social Determinants of Health: Implications for Cancer Control
Tuesday, June 5
2:00 p.m. Ė 3:00 p.m. EDT
Shobha Srinivasan, Ph.D.
Workshops are FREE; pre-registration is required. Register today for Social Determinants of Health or visit the NCI Cancer Classroom Series to learn more or find out about upcoming sessions.