Improving Health Equity of Young People? The role of social enterprise

Authored by:

Jo Barraket, Perri Campbell, Gemma Carey, Jane Farmer, Andrew Joyce, Chris Mason, Batool Moussa, Roksolana Suchowerska

Status: Completed October 2020

This Australian Research Council Linkage project, in partnership with Victorian Health Promotion Foundation (VicHealth), Social Traders, and the Foundation for Young Australians, investigates how social enterprises affect the social determinants of health (SDOH) equities for young people experiencing disadvantage.

The findings show that Work Integration Social Enterprise (WISE) models have a positive influence on SDOH equity for young people, particularly at the level of individual behaviours and daily living, and on intermediating conditions such as social and professional relationships.

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Young People, Health Equity and Social Enterprise Forum 

15 October, 2020

 

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Young People, Health Equity and Social Enterprise Forum 15/10/20

CSI (Swinburne and UNSW), in partnership with VicHealth, Social Traders and the Foundation for Young Australians, have recently completed research for the Australian Research Council Linkage Project ‘Improving Health Equity of Young People? The role of social enterprise’.

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