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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Explore what we’re learning about improving health in cities.
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.
In New York, we dove deeper into the role of anchor organisations, with deep roots in local communities, in supporting health.
In Melbourne, we saw how changes in infrastructure can help to embed health outcomes in the development of urban areas and cities.
In Toronto, we learned how data and technology can be used to identify and build an accurate picture of health issues.
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