AWARE Worldwide, Inc.

Empowerment Ministries
Promote Whole-Health Development:
Prevention Education and Services for Chronic Diseases and Disabilities
Enhance Optimal Aging Across the Lifespan 
 Advocate Positive Social Determinants of Health

  Social Determinants of Health 

are conditions in the environments in which people are born, live, learn, work, play worship, and age, that affect a wide range of health, functioning, and quality-of-life outcomes and risks, such as:
  • How a person develops through the first few years of life (early childhood)
  • How much education a peron obtains
  •  Being able to get and keep a job
  • What kind of work a person does
  • Having food or being able to get food (food security)
  • Having access to health services and the quality of those services
  • Housing status
  • How much money a person earns
  • Discrimination and social support (CDC)
 "Individuals are often not in control of the factors that make them sick..." (