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Updates from our urban health partnerships.

Childhood obesity

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Lauren Gasser
Lauren Gasser
Communications Manager
Latest updates
01 Apr 2020

Good Food Fund launches for food start-ups

The £1.8m fund will go to startups who increase the availability of affordable, tasty, convenient and healthier food.

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Childhood obesity

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Georgia Burke
Digital Communications Officer
Latest updates
17 Mar 2020

Expanding Lambeth pilot to support children’s health

We're investing £900,000 to make healthy food and physical activity more accessible to children, with the aim of developing a model that can be replicated.

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Childhood obesity

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Lauren Gasser
Lauren Gasser
Communications Manager
Latest updates
10 Mar 2020

National partnership to drive healthier food and drink policies

Working with Sustain, we will propose healthy, sustainable alternatives to existing local and national policy to protect children's health.

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Multiple long-term conditions

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Sham Rajyaguru
Sham Rajyaguru
Communications Manager
Latest updates
31 Jan 2020

Helping people with long-term conditions access work

Having a low or no income can contribute to poor health, so we've set up two partnerships to remove barriers to meaningful employment.

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Multiple long-term conditions

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Sham Rajyaguru
Sham Rajyaguru
Communications Manager
Latest updates
15 Nov 2019

Seven new projects explore long-term conditions

We're researching why working-age people progress - sometimes rapidly - from one health condition to many and how this can be slowed down.

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Urban health

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Lauren Gasser
Lauren Gasser
Communications Manager
Latest updates
29 Oct 2019

Social enterprises get support to boost local health

The eight social enterprises we've picked to receive funding and support to expand.

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Childhood obesity

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Lauren Gasser
Lauren Gasser
Communications Manager
Latest updates
04 Sep 2019

Launch of ‘Every Child A Healthy Weight’

Ten ambitions for London to give every child nutritious food options, plenty of water to drink, and opportunities to run and play.

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Childhood obesity

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Lauren Gasser
Lauren Gasser
Communications Manager
Latest updates
18 Jun 2019

Expanded Faraday ward scheme to help 1,900 more children

We're investing £1.2m to help children in neighbouring wards achieve and maintain a healthy weight.

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Childhood obesity

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Georgia Burke
Digital Communications Officer
Latest updates
15 May 2019

Campaign calls on investors to help tackle child obesity

With ShareAction, we're pushing for healthier, affordable products, limited marketing of sugary products to children and clear food labelling.

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