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Better SEND support for Black and mixed heritage children and families

We commissioned Global Black Maternal health to lead a research project to better understand the experiences of Black and mixed heritage children and families when a child has special educational needs or disabilities (SEND).

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Urban health in numbers


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)

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