Friday, January 11, 2008

Talking Back to Grownups: Healthy Children, Healthy Communities

Talking Back to Grownups: Healthy Children, Healthy Communities: A Report on the Social Determinants of Health And Middle Childhood in Canada 2007

"The United Nations Association in Canada’s Healthy Children, Healthy Communities (HC²) project is a community based engagement and research project which aims to identify and examine the perceptions and priorities of young people between the ages of 9 and 12 years of age from a “social determinants of health” perspective."--Executive Summary

The 80 page report covers self-reported health of Canadian young people and adults, emotional well-being and young people, defining health, impact of the social determinants of health, healthy lifestyle and risky behaviour, and health and sexuality.