Insights

Explore what we’re learning about improving health in cities.

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Health effects of air pollution

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Agnes Ageypong of Global Black Maternal Health
Agnes Agyepong
Founder and CEO of Global Black Maternal Health
Opinion
20 Mar 2024

Journey to Change: The Road to COP28

Agnes Agyepong, founder and CEO of Global Black Maternal Health, details her experience at COP28 talking about the links between air pollution, climate change, and maternal health. 

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Multiple long-term conditions

Food market
Nicola Bristow
Nicola Bristow
Portfolio Manager
Reports

The Employee Health Innovation Fund: A Design-Led Approach to Health at Work

Good health at work leads to more productive workplaces, fewer lost hours and fewer people leaving the job market.

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Children's health and food

Children eating a healthy lunch at school
Bryony Hirsch
Bryony Hirsch
Communications Manager
Reports

Expanding free school meals: Exploring the wider economic benefits

We commissioned PwC to undertake wider economic contribution analysis into the expansion of free school meals in London and England.

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Children's health and food

Teenagers walking past fast food signage
Louise Luckhurst
Louise Luckhurst
Communications Manager
Opinion
27 Feb 2024

Telling a new story about 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.

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Multiple long-term conditions

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Impact on Urban Health
Latest updates

Exploring the links between community debt advice and better health

At Impact on Urban Health we know that our mental, physical and financial health are all connected. Our new partnership with the Money and Pensions Service (MaPS) explores how better debt advice can improve the health of people struggling with the cost of living.

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Data

Colourful London residential buildings, photograph by Marine Le Priol
Dr Omar Hammoud Gallego, Fellow in Political Science and Public Policy at The LSE’s School of Public Policy
Omar Hammoud Gallego
Fellow in Political Science and Public Policy at The LSE’s School of Public Policy
Latest updates
14 Feb 2024

Civic Data Innovation Challenge Awards: Migrant Democracy Project

Migrant Democracy Project exists for migrants at home in the UK who want to shape a society based on social justice, reflecting their needs and interests, through community power building.

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Data

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Nick Lancaster
Researcher at Neighbourly Lab
Latest updates
01 Feb 2024

Civic Data Innovation Challenge: Neighbourly Lab

The Neighbourly Lab gathers data to increase social connection, build communities, and reduce loneliness. Nick Lancaster tells us more.

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Urban health

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Sham Rajyaguru
Sham Rajyaguru
Communications Manager
Latest updates

How overheating homes are turning the climate crisis into a health crisis

We’re supporting the Bureau of Investigative Journalism’s Hot Homes project, alongside the Google News Initiative, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Necessity. 

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Children's mental health

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Lauren Gasser
Lauren Gasser
Communications Manager
Latest updates

Growing stronger together: insights into children’s healthy social development

A review of national data, academic research, and families’ experiences to understand how the policy landscape around children’s mental health and social development can be more equitable and impactful.

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