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Unlocking the potential for cities to be healthier

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We’re committed to achieving health equity by helping urban areas become healthier places for everyone to live

Where we grow up, live and work hugely influences our health. ​And in urban areas, we see the best and worst health outcomes, often just roads away from each other.

We are Impact on Urban Health. We're focused on improving health in inner-city areas by understanding and changing how inequalities impact our health.   

About us

Urban health in numbers

68%

of the world's population will live in urban areas by 2050 (source: the UN)

8 out of 10

people in the UK currently live in cities or towns (source: Population Reference Bureau)

13-15 years

difference in healthy life expectancies at birth across London boroughs, for men and women respectively (source: PHE)