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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CHI2015

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

Call for abstracts: for parallel sessions and for posters! Deadline: 3 July!

Conference Archives

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

  • Understanding healthcare practices in superdiverse neighbourhoods and developing the concept of welfare bricolage: [...]

    Diversity in Europe has both increased and become more complex posing challenges to both national and local welfare state regimes. Evidence indicates specific barriers for migrant, faith and minority ethnic groups when accessing healthcare. However, previous studies of health in diverse cities in European countries have mainly adopted an ethno-national focus. [....]

    2015-06-29 | biomedcentral.com

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  • SCIENTISTS ARE STUDYING SUBWAY GERMS TO KEEP US HEALTHIER

    Earlier this year, Mason and colleagues began to fill in the gaps with the first system-wide DNA map of the microbial species--from humans, animals, plants, and pests--that make up the subterranean stew. Most striking was that nearly half of this DNA didn’t match any known organism. But it’s a baseline for planning and public health experts who imagine that the subways of the future will be designed to maximise the colonization of healthful germs. 
    2015-06-23 | popsci.com

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  • 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 City Health International Journal,which will complement the work of the network and provide a resource for those concerned with and interested in multi-agency, multi-disciplinary approaches to securing urban health and wellbeing. Following an encouraging response to the original announcement, we have revisited the timescales for this development, which will allow us to canvass further views and recruit additional interested personnel.

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