Founded in 2012 City Health International is a network of individuals and organisations engaged in the study of and response to structural health issues and health behaviours in the urban environment.
Expressions of Interest – posts of editor, associate editors, editorial advisory board members and contributors
City Health International is working with a publisher to develop a new journal to complement the work of the network and provide a resource for those concerned and interested in multi-agency, multi-disciplinary approaches to securing urban health and wellbeing. It is intended to announce the journal formally at this year’s City Health 2015 conference in Barcelona, with the first edition to be published in early 2016.
Across Sweden, and particularly in big cities, you'll see small orange-and-blue signs with the word skyddsrum written on them. These mark the entrances to bunkers designed to protect people in the event of a military strike - or even a peacetime disaster. Some of these shelters were built between the First and Second World Wars to help save civilian lives in the event of an aerial raid, but many more were built during the Cold War, when the fear of a nuclear attack gripped Sweden.
2015-04-01 | huffingtonpost.co.ukRead More
More and more of Britain’s high streets are being taken over by tanning salons, fast food takeaways, bookmakers and other businesses that can damage people’s physical or mental health, public health experts have warned in a new report that names the unhealthiest towns and cities in Britain. Based on the number of such premises in the main shopping area, the Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) has found that Preston has the highest concentration of outlets that can potentially damage health, closely followed by Middlesbrough and Coventry.
2015-03-26 | theguardian.comRead More