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Challenge Theme:

Most people are familiar with public health prevention like frequent hand washing, maintaining a physical distance, and quarantining when sick, but what about other aspects of health and wellness? In COVID-19, other crises are emerging like gendered violence or housing insecurity. What other serious health events or complications are arising from lack of care, particularly in the City of Toronto?

By selecting this theme, you and your team will select a health and wellness-based research question to consider and map for your submission.

Some examples include:

  • Working or living in unsafe and unhealthy environments
  • Lack of access to healthy supports, particularly for women and children
  • Threats to wellness through the food insecurity
  • Fear of visiting hospitals and lack of care during the pandemic

As you look toward the future of health and wellness systems through this challenge, you will need to engage with the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). While many goals could apply, here are some related SDGs:

  • Goal 3: Good Health and Well-Being
  • Goal 4: Quality Education
  • Goal 5: Gender Equality
  • Goal 10: Reduce Inequalities

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Humber Learning Outcomes

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Key Mindsets

  • Equity, Diversity & Inclusion
  • Sustainability
  • Systems Thinking

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  • Critical Thinking

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Skills In Action

  • Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Digital Fluency
  • Innovation
  • Leadership
  • Professionalism
  • Strategic Problem-Solving

Related UN Sustainable Development Goals

Goal 3 - Good Health and Well-Being

Goal 4 - Quality Education

Goal 5 - Gender Equality

Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities

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