MAP Centre for Urban Health Solutions is a world-leading research centre dedicated to creating a healthier future for all. Through big-picture research and street-level solutions, MAP scientists tackle complex community health issues — many at the intersection of health and inequity.
The Scientists Leading the Way
Internationally recognized for groundbreaking science and innovation, MAP scientists are changing the way the world understands the health consequences of inequality in Canada.
Our work covers a broad spectrum of interrelated topics, such as homelessness, harm reduction, and access to health care. Learn more by exploring some of our past and present work.
- August 1, 2021‘We’re losing control’: Ultra-potent, unpredictable street opioids are claiming more lives in Canada
- July 31, 2021Toxic drug crisis, pandemic have left front-line workers struggling to cope
- July 31, 2021A private community housing provider noticed a spike in premature deaths in one of their buildings. So they decided to do something about it
Survey Research Unit
The Survey Research Unit (SRU) was created to consolidate, mobilize, and expand MAP’s considerable survey research capabilities and expertise. The SRU is passionate about data collection and quality. They provide access to hard-to-reach study participants and provide full research management services.
Well Living House
Well Living House is an action research centre for Indigenous infants, children, and their families’ health and well-being. Their focus is on gathering, using, sharing, and protecting Indigenous health and well-being knowledge and practices.