City Health International

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.

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CH 2015 - Barcelona

CHI2015

‘ENSURING URBAN HEALTH AND WELL-BEING IN THE GLOBAL FINANCIAL CRISIS’

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City Health international holds an annual international conference, in a different location each year, which examines current policy and practice in relation to public health and health behaviours in cities.


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World News

  • City Health International Journal

    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.

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  • Montgomery Council proposes new curbs on predatory towing

    Towing companies that swoop in to haul away cars parked for a minute longer than the rules allow or that charge owners exorbitant fees to get their vehicles back would be more tightly regulated under legislation introduced by a Montgomery County Council member Tuesday. Towing from lots in shopping centers, apartment complexes and other private property is a $5 million-a-year business in Montgomery, county officials estimate, involving about 40,000 vehicles.

    2015-04-15 | washingtonpost.com

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  • Children take more risks crossing streets than parents think

    Children may cut things closer than their parents realize when it comes to guessing how far cars are from an intersection or how long it takes to safely reach the other side, a small study suggests. Using virtual reality, researchers tested how often kids might walk into oncoming traffic in real life. The results show that "parents may be over-estimating how careful their children are" and missing opportunities to teach kids safer habits, study author Dr. Barbara Morrongiello, a psychology professor at the University of Guelph in Ontario, said in an email.

    2015-04-12 | reuters.com

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