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.
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Insights from our team and partners.
Multiple long-term conditions
We discuss how we’re developing the social risk factors strand of our programme, and the types of organisations we’re looking to work with.
Health effects of air pollution
Poor air quality is one the key environmental factors that drives poor health in cities. Here's how we're learning for our urban health programme.
How we're working to bring the rates of childhood obesity down in neighbourhoods with the lowest incomes to the level of those in more affluent areas.
Sharing the research we commissioned into the potential role employment can play in slowing progression from one long-term condition to many.
We spoke to international urban health experts about what we must do today to make sure health in cities is equitable and thriving in the future.
We spoke with experts in health, community-building, design and more to understand how urban health can be improved in the future.
Adolescent mental health
In this guest blog, Paul Farmer discusses the link between physical and mental health and how to improve health outcomes.
Our report argues that framing obesity as an issue of individual willpower overlooks the evidence on how environments influence people’s decision-making.
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