Insights

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

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Urban health

Featured insight

Despite political or historical context, cities around the globe face similar challenges around health inequality. We’ve shared lessons with 10 similar cities to explore the barriers to living healthier lives, and how we can collectively remove them in this report.

Global perspectives on urban health

Multiple long-term conditions COVID-19

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Rohan Martyres
Rohan Martyres
Programme Director (maternity cover)
Opinion
24 Mar 2021

One year on from lockdown: building back fairer

Programme Director Rohan Martyres shares his reflections on the impact of COVID-19 on local health inequity, and what it means for our work.

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Health effects of air pollution COVID-19

Empty street in lockdown
Kate Langford
Kate Langford
Programme Director
Opinion
18 Mar 2021

A small silver lining: reflections on air pollution in a pandemic

Kate Langford reflects on the impact, learnings and opportunities for our health effects of air pollution programme created by COVID-19.

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Urban health COVID-19

Woman walking by housing block
Keiron Boyle
Kieron Boyle
Chief Executive
Opinion
17 Mar 2021

Unprecedented times, familiar inequalities

Chief Executive Kieron Boyle explores what we've learnt since the first lockdown, and how we can collectively shift the dial on health inequalities.

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Urban health

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Rowena Estwick
Rowena Estwick
International and National Partnerships Manager
Opinion
04 Mar 2021

Urban health inequality: then, now, and in the future

Rowena Estwick shares what we’ve learned so far about global urban health inequality, and how we’re taking action.

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Health effects of air pollution Community research

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Impact on Urban Health
Reports
19 Feb 2021

A breath of clean air

A report from our community research into people's experiences of air pollution in Lambeth and Southwark

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Health effects of air pollution

Women next to fence
Kate Langford
Kate Langford
Programme Director
Opinion
11 Feb 2021

Building the evidence base for healthier streets

Programme Director Kate Langford shares more on our pilot to test ways to make our streets easier and safer for local residents to walk, cycle and spend time.

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Health effects of air pollution

Man with bus driving past
Kate Langford
Kate Langford
Programme Director
Opinion
11 Feb 2021

A coronavirus legacy: better air quality for better health

Programme Director Kate Langford shares why improving air quality to improve our health is such a fitting legacy from COVID-19.

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Urban health

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James Shearman
James Shearman
Innovation Associate
Opinion
11 Feb 2021

Search, develop, deliver

Our three-phase approach to developing our urban health programmes over multiple years.

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Multiple long-term conditions

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Impact on Urban Health
Reports
01 Feb 2021

FinWell: London financial diaries

Addressing the twin challenges of poor health and financial difficulty

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