Research & Innovation

  • The University published 27,239 papers related to SDG3 between 2017 and 2021, making them the 5th institution in the world by the number of publications.


Operations & support

  • There are nine hospitals in the Greater Toronto Area are fully affiliated with the University of Toronto. Additionally, there are many other  affiliated organizations, research institutes, and community affiliated hospitals.
  • The Faculty of Dentistry, through the One Smile Research Program, offers cost-free dental care for families who don’t currently have access to dental care.
  • There are more than 3,500 graduates per year receiving professional, undergraduate, and graduate degrees related to health care.

Outreach & Partnership

  • Global child health is the health and well-being of children everywhere, independent of geographic borders. The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) Center for Global Child Health is recognized as one of the world’s foremost pediatric health-care institutions and is Canada’s leading centre dedicated to advancing children’s health through the integration of patient care, research and education.

THE Impact Rankings

The University of Toronto was ranked in 101-200 band in the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings for SDG 3. The breakdown of scores are as follows:

Overall Score: 78.6
SDG3 Research: 83.2
Proportion of students graduating in health related subjects: 54.6*
Collaborations and health services: 97.0


* Note that the denominator in this ratio is the total number of graduates and the University of Toronto scores lower because of its size and diversity of programming.

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