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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Research and findings on urban health.
Health effects of air pollution
Quantifying the health and economic impacts of NO2 and PM2.5
Five pathways for cross-sector action on urban health equity
Our report explores how cities around the world are addressing health inequalities and shares their real-world solutions to pressing urban health issues.
In Shanghai, we saw how the city’s approach to urban health recognises the significance of social and cultural factors on health.
In São Paulo, we researched how cross-sector partnerships and collaboration are at the heart of successful initiatives to address global health concerns.
In Detroit, we learnt about the role philanthropic foundations can play in driving health improvements across the city.
In Paris, we saw how they enabled people across the city to make decisions about how public money is spent to improve urban health.
In Glasgow, we explored the importance of better understanding the social issues affecting health, in order to spot trends and tailor support to key groups.
In Birmingham, we explored hyperlocal interventions to improve the health of neighbourhoods.
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