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COVID-19 has shown us that health problems don’t happen in isolation. Our physical wellbeing often depends on our economic and social wellbeing, and vice versa.
These connections are especially apparent among those living in disadvantage. As CEDA’s research shows, people struggling with disadvantage are often also experiencing problems with the law, health, and housing security. To properly deal with any of these issues, you have to address all of them.
Today's guest is Dr Tessa Boyd-Caine. An expert in bringing services together as founding chief executive of Health Justice Australia, she works to connect healthcare and legal assistance, and to give people access to help for their problems when and where they need it.