Role of Health Inequalities on Social Determinants of Health in South Africa

: 2 credits
Expiry Date
: None
CPD Units
: 2.00 Points
: 2.5/4

This paper seeks to assess health inequalities in South Africa and to explain the factors , that is Social Determinants of Health, that account for large disparities in health in the country.

Keywords: Social determinants of health, self- assessed health, health inequality, inequality decomposition, inter-sectoral action, South Africa

Reading material:

Educational Objectives

Educational Aim:
This article aims to identify the factors that contribute to large disparities in health and health inequalities that exist in South Africa.

Educational Outcomes:
Upon completion of this module practitioners should have a clear understanding of:

  1. Social Determinants of Heath.
  2. Factors contributing to health inequalities in SA.
  3. Solutions to the factors that contribute to health inequalities in SA.

Instruction for this Module

  • Read the supplied reading material and complete the quiz at the end
  • You need to pass the quiz and complete the course rating to generate the module certificate at the end
  • You have three attempts to pass the quiz
  • The pass grade is 70%
  • Please click on the CPD certificate link to claim your certificate and to update your CPD Manager

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