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Upstreamism advocate Rishi Manchanda calls us to understand health not as a "personal responsibility" but a "common good."
17 April, 2019
- Upstreamism tasks health care professionals to combat unhealthy social and cultural influences that exist outside — or upstream — of medical facilities.
- Patients from low-income neighborhoods are most at risk of negative health impacts.
- Thankfully, health care professionals are not alone. Upstreamism is increasingly part of our cultural consciousness.