Social Determinants of Health: An Overview of Systematic Review Evidence on the Effectiveness of Social Determinants of Health Interventions

A synthesis of 17 systematic reviews and recommendations for policy and practice. Evidence suggests assertive community treatment can be effective for mental health; health care services for intellectual disabilities do not improve behavioural issues; after school programs improve youth behaviour problems; and postnatal home visits for teenage mothers improve infant weight and height.

Publication Date: 
2011
Sponsor: 
Population Health Improvement Research Network