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

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Health effects of air pollution

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Anna Garrod
Anna Garrod
Policy and Influencing Director
Opinion
26 Apr 2023

A guide to a fairer, healthier transport system

We were delighted to work with Asthma + Lung UK on their new report, which is an invaluable guide and re-imagines a healthier transport system.

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Health effects of air pollution

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Rezina Chowdhury
Councillor and Cabinet Member
Opinion
11 Apr 2023

How councils can use public space to improve health

We spoke to Rezina Chowdhury and David Wilson about how and why councils can reclaim the kerbside to improve people’s health. 

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Children's health and food

Fizzy drinks being assembled in a factory
Ben Reynolds
Ben Reynolds
Deputy CEO at Sustain
Opinion
05 Apr 2023

Raise a glass to the Sugary Drinks tax – 5 today!

Five years on from the implementation of the Soft Drinks Industry Levy (SDIL), we catch up with Ben Reynolds and Kat Jenner for their reflections on the impact of the levy, and whether this success could be mirrored in other product reformulation.

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Children's health and food

Child waiting for school dinner
Louise Foreman
Louise Foreman
Interim Director of Programme
Opinion
03 Apr 2023

Expanding access to free school meals – a leap forward for child health

Louise Foreman and Nikita Sinclair, Portfolio Managers, Children’s Health and Food programme, explain why we should expand free school meals for all.

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Research and development

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Dominique Barron
Dominique Barron
Design Researcher at Promising Trouble
Opinion
30 Mar 2023

Digital inclusion, accessibility, and health

Dominique Barron, Design Researcher at Promising Trouble, explores how affordable access to the internet can help close the health inequality gap.

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Urban health

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Natasha Feiner
Policy and Influencing Manager
Opinion
07 Mar 2023

Spring Budget: how can the Government level up health in 2023?

We’ve picked out four priorities we think the Government should be considering in the lead up to the Spring Budget.

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Urban health

Kieron Boyle
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Impact on Urban Health
Latest updates

Kieron Boyle to step down as Impact on Urban Health’s Chief Executive

After seven successful years leading Impact on Urban Health, Kieron Boyle will be stepping down as CEO on 5 May. 

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Health effects of air pollution

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Oliver Lord
Oliver Lord
UK Head of Clean Cities Campaign
Opinion
16 Feb 2023

Using local elections to improve cities’ air quality

Oliver Lord, Head of Clean Cities Campaign UK, explains how the #ThisIsAwkward campaign aimed to improve air quality and people’s health.

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Children's health and food

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Rebecca Sunter
Rebecca Sunter
Programme Director
Opinion
10 Feb 2023

Children’s health and food: new name, same aim

In the first half of our ten-year programme, we have learned so much about how to effectively talk about this work to improve children’s health and diets. To reflect this, we have decided to change the childhood obesity programme’s name.

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