Social Determinants of Inuit Health in Canada

Author: Inuit Tapirit Kanatami (2014)
Publication Date: 2014

Inuit Tapirit Kanatami (2014). Social Determinants of Inuit Health in Canada. Ottawa, ON: Inuit Tapirit Kanatami.


This document takes a holistic approach to Inuit wellness by describing 11 key social determinants of health relevant to Inuit populations. Historical and evidential context, challenging factors, and key positive actions are discussed for each determinant. An overview of Inuit health status in Canada is provided at the outset.

Potential use

This resource may be a valuable reference for those working across Inuit regions in Canada or alongside Inuit populations.

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