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

COVID-19 Childhood obesity

Mother and child walking down the street
Sarah Hickey
Sarah Hickey
Programme Director
Opinion
30 Apr 2020

Improving children’s access to nutritious food during COVID-19

How we’re adapting our programme to further increase children’s access to nutritious food during the pandemic.

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Childhood obesity

People outside shop
Lauren Gasser
Lauren Gasser
Communications Manager
Latest updates
01 Apr 2020

Good Food Fund launches for food start-ups

The £1.8m fund will go to startups who increase the availability of affordable, tasty, convenient and healthier food.

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COVID-19 Urban health

Woman wearing a face mask in the street
Keiron Boyle
Kieron Boyle
Chief Executive
Opinion
30 Mar 2020

COVID-19: supporting our partners and local communities

Communities and local institutions have been devastated by COVID-19. We set out an immediate and long-term plan to support them.

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Childhood obesity

Boy eating lunch at school
Georgia Burke
Georgia Burke
Digital Communications Officer
Latest updates
17 Mar 2020

Expanding Lambeth pilot to support children’s health

We're investing £900,000 to make healthy food and physical activity more accessible to children, with the aim of developing a model that can be replicated.

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Health effects of air pollution

Parents walking with their child in a pram in the rain
Larissa Lockwood
Head of Health and Air Quality, Global Action Plan
Opinion
12 Mar 2020

Air pollution and children’s health

We explore the often hidden and harmful effects of air pollution on children and what interventions are available to help.

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Health effects of air pollution

Road near a railway underpass
Jacob West
Executive Director of Healthcare Innovation, British Heart Foundation
Opinion
12 Mar 2020

Clean air is vital for those with heart conditions

Clean air is good for everyone but we explore why it's especially important for those with heart conditions.

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Health effects of air pollution

Cars on road
Frank Kelly
Chair of Environmental Health, Imperial College London
Opinion
12 Mar 2020

Solving air pollution is within our reach

Kings College's Dr Frank J Kelly discusses why we require better evidence around what works in order to solve the issue of air pollution.

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Health effects of air pollution

Skate slopes in a park
Kate Langford
Kate Langford
Programme Director
Opinion
11 Mar 2020

Tackling the health effects of air pollution – key lessons

Air pollution is a complex issue. Here we share the key lessons guiding our approach to tackling the health effects of air pollution.

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Childhood obesity

Two older women at a market stall
Lauren Gasser
Lauren Gasser
Communications Manager
Latest updates
10 Mar 2020

National partnership to drive healthier food and drink policies

Working with Sustain, we will propose healthy, sustainable alternatives to existing local and national policy to protect children's health.

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