We focus on four complex health issues more prevalent in urban areas
With the Social Progress Imperative, we've developed the first neighbourhood level, health-focused social progress index of its kind.
With Wellcome Trust
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Explore what we’re learning about improving health in cities.
In September 2023, the second round of the Civic Data Innovation Challenge launched. Michael Rigby reveals the four groups to develop their data projects with up to £60,000 funding.
We're developing a new strategic partnership with Black Thrive Global.
Two years ago, we launched our first Urban Health Index (UHI). We have now updated our index, the data, measurements and the look and feel.
Multiple long-term conditions
Mental, physical, and financial health are deeply connected. We wanted to find out if available apps are helpful to residents of Lambeth and Southwark, especially those with health problems. This is one of the few studies on Open Banking conducted with people on low incomes.
Health effects of air pollution
There’s a perception that burning wood is a cheaper way to heat a home. New research we’ve supported by Global Action Plan shows not only is that not true, but there are significant hidden costs to burning wood.
Black Resistance: Black History Month, Clean Air and Black Maternal Health
Children's health and food
Head of Policy and Influencing Mark Heffernan reflects on progress made towards creating a healthier food system, and what needs to happen next to ensure transformative change.
If we want to improve health outcomes, it is essential that we understand people’s homes.
Communicating clearly about the connection between wood burning and air pollution could improve public health. That’s why we’re publishing research for councils and campaigners about the most effective ways to talk about wood burning.
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