In line with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development Goals and consistent with other DLSPH-wide research themes, the School will lead major interdisciplinary research and education initiative in promoting Universal Health Coverage (UHC) through equitable health system strengthening. This focus draws on the DLSPH’s and U of T’s strengths in quality of care, data systems and analytics, health information systems, health policy and comprehensive health systems and implementation science,

Sustainable Development Goal 3 focused on UHC, “including financial risk protection, access to quality essential health-case services and access to safe, effective, quality and affordable essential medicines and vaccines for all.” (UN, 2016).

source: WHO

For more information you can read the Sustainable Development Goals at the University of Toronto report.

We will be  highlighting and promoting the work being done at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health on the SDGs. We will be adding articles, research and news from faculty and students below.

Precarious Workers, Precarious Times  By Erica Di Ruggiero, PhD,  Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto &  Joanne Beyers, MA, Faculty, Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) [SDG 8 & SDG 1]