The intersection of Public Health and Social Justice

10/21/2013 12:00 AM

How does the practice of Public Health interact with social justice? Dr. Martin Donohoe, author of Public Health and Social Justice, explains, talking about the UN Declaration on Human Rights, trade in arms and the military, major social justice issues which impact public health including the status of women, industrial chemicals, access to health care (he advocated for a single payer system in the US), corporate influence in the school system. He advises audience to find their passion in the social justice field, find a group of like minded individuals and join them, talking specifically about Physicians for Social Responsibility and Move to Amend.