Health Equity: means that everyone has a fair and just opportunity to be as healthy as possible. This requires removing obstacles to health such as poverty, discrimination and their consequences, including powerlessness and lack of access to good jobs with fair pay, quality education and housing, safe environments, and healthcare. “What is Health Equity?” Accessed July 25, 2022. What is Health Equity? A Definition and Discussion Guide - RWJF.
Health Disparities/Inequalities: health outcomes that are seen to a greater or lesser extent between populations due to a social, economic and/or environmental disadvantage Shultz, J., Sullivan, L., & Galea, S. (2019). Public health.
Health Inequity: avoidable, unnecessary and unfair health inequalities Shultz, J., Sullivan, L., & Galea, S. (2019). Public health.