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When we think about what makes us healthy, we often think about health care. But to really understand what makes us healthy, we need to look at the bigger picture and the circumstances in which people are born, grow, live, work and age.

Our work exploring the social determinants of health explores how these factors shape our opportunities to be healthy and highlights how action from a wide range of organisations can create a healthier society. 

We also want to change the conversation to focus on health as an asset, rather than ill health as a burden.

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We want our series of infographics to be a useful resource to help change the conversation about what makes us healthy. You are welcome to download, save and share them for education and non-commercial use. Please make sure that no modifications are made and that the Health Foundation and the source is clearly acknowledged in full.

If you have any further questions about using our resources in your work please get in touch at website@health.org.uk

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