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COVID-19 Multiple long-term conditions

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Rohan Martyres
Rohan Martyres
Programme Director (maternity cover)
Opinion
20 Aug 2020

Financial shields during COVID-19 to protect health

How we're acting on the evidence that debt and money worries can lead to food insecurity, poor diets, higher stress levels and deteriorating mental health.

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Health effects of air pollution

ULEZ in London
Kate Langford
Kate Langford
Programme Director
Policy
07 Aug 2020

Air quality response

Our response to the House of Commons' Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee

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COVID-19 Childhood obesity

Woman pushing pram next to cycle lane and road with traffic
Anna Garrod
Anna Garrod
Policy and Influencing Director
Policy
03 Aug 2020

Impact of COVID-19 on education and children’s services response

Our response to the House of Commons' Education Select Committee

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COVID-19 Multiple long-term conditions

Shops and people in Brixton Village
Sham Rajyaguru
Sham Rajyaguru
Communications Manager
Opinion
03 Aug 2020

Neighbourhoods are key in responding to COVID-19

During the pandemic, we've seen people turn to their communities and neighbourhoods to support each other. We explain how hyper-local approaches are key to our work to improve urban health.

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Childhood obesity

Shopping basket filled with products
Sarah Hickey
Sarah Hickey
Programme Director (maternity leave)
Opinion
30 Jul 2020

Our part to play in the new National Food Strategy

Where children grow up is a big predictor of their chances of becoming overweight or obese. We think the strategy can go further to tackle childhood obesity.

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Urban health

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Keiron Boyle
Kieron Boyle
Chief Executive
Opinion
27 Jul 2020

The collective responsibility for urban health

The pandemic has fast-forwarded a clock on urban health patterns that were there all along. Health institutions cannot tackle this alone.

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Health effects of air pollution

Back of a London bus saying 'cleaner air for London'
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Impact on Urban Health
Reports
23 Jun 2020

Early-stage investment for tackling air pollution

Learnings report and digital event highlights

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Childhood obesity

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Impact on Urban Health
Reports
12 Jun 2020

Hungry for change

Giving children a food system that works for them

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COVID-19 Multiple long-term conditions

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Barbara Reichwein
Barbara Reichwein
Programme Director (maternity leave)
Opinion
06 May 2020

How we are acting on health inequalities during COVID-19

When our health suffers, so do our social and economic lives. Here's how we're supporting the health of our communities during the pandemic and beyond.

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