The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit (WECHU) has posted responses from the ‘Vote for Health’ survey on it’s website. This voluntary survey was distributed to all council and mayoral candidates running in the upcoming 2018 municipal election.
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The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit has distributed a voluntary survey to all local council and mayoral candidates running in the upcoming 2018 municipal election. The survey provides an opportunity for candidates to share their views on local health issues, including equity, food insecurity, dental health, mental illness, substance misuse, built environment, and climate change.
The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit is committed to actions that work towards reducing health inequities, remove barriers, and create opportunities for all members of our community to be healthy. To help us in this important work, we have developed this comprehensive Health Equity Strategy to support and guide our staff and organization in their efforts.
No Barriers Health Equity For All: Toolkit & Practical Guide for Health and Community Service Providers
This report investigates how social determinants of health variables such as income, education level and minority status are related to various health outcomes and health behaviours in the Windsor and Essex County area. The Determinants of Health refer to the multiple factors that influence a person’s health. These include social and economic factors, the physical environment, and individual behaviours and conditions.