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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Insights from our team and partners.
Children's health and food
We have created a free image library to help build a better, more constructive understanding of children’s health and to show how what surrounds us shapes us.
In 2023, Impact on Urban Health supported over 100 outstanding partners to find solutions to ill-health in cities. Our Executive Director, Peter Babudu, presents a roundup of their achievements.
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.
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
Black Resistance: Black History Month, Clean Air and Black Maternal Health
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.
Debates around air pollution have been sabotaged by misinformation and online abuse. So, what does the research say about how air pollution affects health?
Terry-Ann Mendes explores the brilliant policy work of our partner, Liminal Space.
Matt Towner, Portfolio Manager, and Hayley Hand, Investment Director at Big Society Capital, share their reflections on the pilot phase of the Good Food Programme.
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