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Running Head: INEQUALITIES IN HEALTHHEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE[Document subtitle]
INEQUALITIES IN HEALTH1IntroductionIn the era of globalization, health is defined by complexity. The commission on health’s socialdeterminants was being created by the World Health Organization in order to understand thiscomplexity better. They were given a task to gather and summarize the evidence on the society’sstructure by interactions, institutions and the norms that are impacting the health of thepopulation and the measures which are not taken by the government and the general public tocontrol the illness and improve health. Further the frame of social class and the knowledge pointstowards the adaptation of the human rights architecture in order to enable the health equity’srealization and further the state is claimed as the bearer of the duty. Furthermore, the inequalitiesin the illness and health as per the knowledge and the social class are given for the betterunderstanding. Then the differences in the approaches which are being adopted by the variousdisciplines in the health and illness solutions are given. Then the major factors which impact thehealth profile of the individual and the society are given along with relationship among thehealth, vulnerable society members and the organizations.Inequalities in Health and Illness According to Social Class and KnowledgeThe social class and the knowledge has a great impact on the health and illness in order toreceive the life expectancy and the knowledge, and social class brings inequality to a greatextent. The social determinants of the health are social and economic conditions and it furthergives rise to the group differences in the status of the health. People of backwards classes doesn'tget the adequate knowledge in order to improve their health and get cured of the illness.Whereas, the other people gets adequate knowledge and are more conscious of their health(Bocoum et al., 2015). Further, the inequality in health and illness is the term which is beingused in various countries in order to refer the instances where the illness and health of thevarious groups of demography like racial and ethnic groups differ in spite of the access toservices to the health care. This type of examples contains increased rate of mortality and themorbidity for the lower classes of occupation as compared to the higher classes of theoccupation. According to the researchers (Hansson, F., 2013), the distributions of the social classand the determinants are given a shape according to the policies and the norms of the public
INEQUALITIES IN HEALTH2which further influence the ideology of the politics to govern the jurisdiction. It has beenobserved that the people who have low socioeconomic status experience the great inequality inthe illness and health and they doesn’t get the adequate health care because they don’t have theappropriate knowledge in order to improve their well-being. Therefore, it has been proved fromthe various researches that there is great inequality in the illness and health depending on theknowledge and the social class to which people belong.Differences in the Various Approaches Adopted by DisciplinesThere are various approaches which are being adopted by the various disciplines in order tobring the equality among the illness and health. The approaches are as follows (Pavalko, E.K.and Caputo, J., 2013):Promoting social responsibility for the health and the illnessAccording to the WHO, people of the backwards class and people who are having lowersocioeconomic status are made aware about the importance of health and what measures can betaken in order to avoid illness and cure it easily without impacting the immunity system to agreat extent. It is very important to promote the social responsibility as it will help in bringingequality in the health and illness.Maximizing investment for the development of healthAccording to the researchers, the government is investing more for the development of the healthof people. The concept of the ecological public concept is being used which is related to thetransforming nature of the illness and the health. People are given knowledge about the ecologyin order to create awareness among them to remain healthy (Wagstaff, A., 2015). Further, thishelps in achieving sustainable development and the health.Growing partnerships for the promotion of the health educationAccording to the various disciplines, the partnerships are growing among various healthdevelopment organizations in order to promote heath education in such a way that the people ofbackwards classes become conscious about their health like the people who have the highersocioeconomic status and have a social class. The main aim of such organizations is to bringequality among the health and the illness.