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Explore what we’re learning about improving health in cities.

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Urban health

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Peter Babudu
Peter Babudu
Executive Director
Policy
14 Jun 2024

A joined-up approach on urban health: our priorities for the next Government

Managing health goes beyond healthcare services. The places we live and work play an important part in creating healthy environments. We’re calling on the next Government to support approaches that address the interconnected drivers of health equity.

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Children's mental health

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Julika Niehaus
Julika Niehaus
Portfolio Manager
Opinion

Our vision for safe, nurturing schools for every child

Children’s mental health Portfolio Manager Julika Niehaus shares our approach and ambition to boldly change the school system, alongside incredible school partners in Lambeth and Southwark.

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Children's mental health

'Every kid matters'. Children sit with placards outside of the Department for Work and Pensions - photograph by Jonathan Hyams
Carmen Sumadiwiria
Carmen Sumadiwiria
Policy and Influencing Manager
Policy

Calling on government to tackle child poverty, a key driver of poor mental health in children

Ending child poverty is a huge challenge, and we cannot do this on our own. We're working with others to build the foundations for good mental health in children, starting with meeting their needs for secure housing, access to nutritious food, a nurturing school environment and safe spaces to play.

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Multiple long-term conditions

Light switch, set in the 'off' position
Claire Diamond - Communications Manager at Impact on Urban Health
Claire Diamond
Communications Manager
Opinion
07 May 2024

Reshaping the role of the energy sector: Solving problem debt

The impact of problem debt on people’s physical and mental health is deep rooted and damaging. We must work together to ensure that people who need it most can get free and impartial debt advice, improving their finances and their health.

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Children's mental health

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Lauren Gasser
Lauren Gasser
Communications Manager
Reports

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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Children's health and food

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Nikita Sinclair
Nikita Sinclair
Interim Director of Programme
Opinion
16 Apr 2024

Time for Labour to turn the tide on children’s health

All children should have the opportunity to be healthy, no matter where they live. Access to nutritious food is a fundamental part of this. Regulation is needed to make real change.

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Children's mental health

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Margaret Taribo
Director, ParentSkills2Go
Opinion
03 Apr 2024

My Child & Me: Reforming ‘parenting programmes’

How can we reform ‘parenting programmes’ so they are culturally appropriate, compassionate, and factor in the inequities families' face? Our inspiring partner Margaret Taribo from ParentSkills2Go has written about their new approach to supporting parents

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Urban health

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Caesar Gordon
Caesar Gordon
Portfolio Manager
Latest updates

Acting on health inequalities and rebuilding trust in the health system

We're partnering with NHS South East London Integrated Care Board (SEL ICB) to improve health outcomes of people from Black backgrounds. 

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Urban health

Image of a Black man. He is sat on a fence on a street in London
Kamna Muralidharan
Kamna Muralidharan
Programme Director
Latest updates
21 Mar 2024

Why we’re backing the Black Health Inequalities Summit

We’re proud to support the Black Health Inequalities Summit, hosted by the Caribbean & African Health Network. 

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