Determinants of Health and Interventions

4/30/2012 12:00 AM

From the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: This video demonstrates some of the factors that make some people healthy and others unhealthy. Two examples in this video serve to illustrate determinants of health, as well as interventions which can change determinants of health and lead to a specific health outcome or outcomes. The video then explains the four phases of the intervention life cycle. This video was created by The Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. It explores ODPHP's Healthy People 2020 initiative, and explains a concept known as determinants of health. For more information, visit We accept comments in the spirit of our comment policy: U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS)