Organizing Around Vital Conditions Moves The Social Determinants Agenda Into Wider Action

This article discusses the benefits of using the vital conditions framework to render essential social determinants of health (SDOH) concepts in a form that is clear, concise, and built for concerted action. The framework’s strengths beyond classifying and communicating social determinants are also discussed, including in preparing changemakers to consider the intergenerational dynamics that drive well-being and justice in our society.