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COVID-19 Childhood obesity

Mother and child walking down the street
Sarah Hickey
Sarah Hickey
Programme Director (maternity leave)
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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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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Health effects of air pollution

Woman pushing pram next to cycle lane and road with traffic
Rachel Pidgeon
Rachel Pidgeon
Portfolio Manager
Reports

Tackling air pollution in inner cities – what the evidence says and what people think

Our insights into clean air solutions include an evidence review of interventions in inner cities as well as public perception research.

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Health effects of air pollution

Air pollution London skyline
Rachel Pidgeon
Rachel Pidgeon
Portfolio Manager
Reports
20 Mar 2020

Breathing space

Insights into air pollution in inner cities and its impact on people’s health

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Health effects of air pollution

Cars on road
Rachel Pidgeon
Rachel Pidgeon
Portfolio Manager
Reports

What are the causes of air pollution in inner cities – and how bad is it?

The more we know about air pollution in urban areas, the more we will be able to design effective solutions.

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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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