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Urban health

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Rosa Vaquero
Rosa Vaquero
Head of Communications
Opinion
04 Jun 2019

What actions today can boost future health in our cities?

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.

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Urban health

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Rosa Vaquero
Rosa Vaquero
Head of Communications
Opinion
14 May 2019

16 experts on how place-based approaches can improve future health

We spoke with experts in health, community-building, design and more to understand how urban health can be improved in the future.

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Multiple long-term conditions

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Lindsay’s story

Lindsay lives with multiple long-term conditions, including depression, diabetes and granulomatosis. Listen to his story.

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Multiple long-term conditions

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Jacqueline’s story

Jacqueline lives with multiple long-term conditions including diabetes, Parkinson's and high blood pressure. Listen to her story.

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Multiple long-term conditions

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Linda’s story

Linda lives with multiple long-term conditions, including Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, diabetes and osteoarthritis. Listen to her story.

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Multiple long-term conditions

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Mario’s story

Mario lives with multiple long-term conditions, including sarcoidosis, diabetes and hypertension. Listen to his story.

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Adolescent mental health

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Paul Farmer
Chief Executive, Mind
Opinion
17 Jul 2018

The relationship between physical and mental health

In this guest blog, Paul Farmer discusses the link between physical and mental health and how to improve health outcomes.

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Childhood obesity

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Rosa Vaquero
Rosa Vaquero
Head of Communications
Opinion
27 Feb 2018

More action needed on the child obesity inequality gap

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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