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2008 Summer Institute on Health Equity and Urban Health - Day 4 - Human scale interventions: promoting healthy neighbourhoods

Thursday, June 12, 2008

This session explored "upstream" opportunities to redress urban health inequities. Participants were exposed to recent and ongoing research on the relationship between Toronto neighbourhood resources and core health system drivers: obesity (and related chronic diseases: diabetes and cardiovascular disease) and mental health. Find out more (42 KB pdf file).

Neighbourhood Effects on Health: Theory and Evidence

James Dunn, Research Scientist, CRICH

Where You Live Matters: Diabetes in Toronto

Rick Glazier, Research Scientist, CRICH

Introducing the Regent Park Revitalization Initiative

Lancefield Morgan, Community Revitalization Consultant, Toronto Community Housing Corporation

Studying the Regent Park Revitalization: Implications for Mental Health

James Dunn, Research Scientist, CRICH