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

Urban health

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21 Apr 2021

Cultural impact in Shanghai, China

In Shanghai, we saw how the city’s approach to urban health recognises the significance of social and cultural factors on health.

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Urban health

Building in São Paulo
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21 Apr 2021

Cross-sector partnerships in São Paulo, Brazil

In São Paulo, we researched how cross-sector partnerships and collaboration are at the heart of successful initiatives to address global health concerns.

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Urban health

Skaters in Detroit
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Reports
21 Apr 2021

Long-term approaches in Detroit, US

In Detroit, we learnt about the role philanthropic foundations can play in driving health improvements across the city.

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Urban health

An older man looking out the window in Paris, France
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Reports
21 Apr 2021

Devolving power in Paris, France

In Paris, we saw how they enabled people across the city to make decisions about how public money is spent to improve urban health.

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Urban health

Strathclyde University, Glasgow
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Reports
21 Apr 2021

Community health in Glasgow, Scotland

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.

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Urban health

Birmingham
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Reports
21 Apr 2021

Neighbourhood-level initiatives in Birmingham, England

In Birmingham, we explored hyperlocal interventions to improve the health of neighbourhoods.

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Urban health

Bedford Avenue subway in New York
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Reports
21 Apr 2021

Addressing root causes in New York, US

In New York, we dove deeper into the role of anchor organisations, with deep roots in local communities, in supporting health.

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Urban health

Finders Street, Melbourne
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Reports
21 Apr 2021

Reshaping the built environment in Melbourne, Australia

In Melbourne, we saw how changes in infrastructure can help to embed health outcomes in the development of urban areas and cities.

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Urban health

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21 Apr 2021

Data-led initiatives in Toronto, Canada

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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