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Health effects of air pollution COVID-19

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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

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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
National and International Partnerships Manager (on secondment)
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 Research and development

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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
Data
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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Multiple long-term conditions

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Impact on Urban Health
Opinion

Shannon’s story

Shannon is a 55-year-old single mother with four teenagers. Her precarious working conditions negatively impacted her health, especially when she couldn’t take paid time off work when she needed it.

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