The 2nd CHI conference was a great success. The theme for the conference was “Creating healthy places for health futures”, and the presentations examined current policy and practice in relation to public health and wellbeing in cities along with consideration of the future challenges.
This third International City Health Conference, hosted by AIDS Foundation East-West (AFEW) and the Trimbos Institute, organised by Knowledge•Action•Change, will take place over two days, at the Casa 400 Hotel, in Amsterdam, on 3rd and 4th November 2014.
The CHI conference is held in a different location each year. If your organisation is interested in hosting a future conference, please contact us. We are also now looking to add more supporters, to ensure that the venture remains inclusive, relevant and influential in the field of urban health.
As the bike-sharing business gains traction in cities across America, two small companies,[...] are making a big difference in the lives of tens of thousands of cyclists. Just as important in the long run, the popularity of bike sharing creates political support for bicycling infrastructure – dedicated lanes, bike parking and the like – which enables safer cycling for everyone.
2014-03-06 | theguardian.comRead More
In cities across the world, researchers, planners and policymakers are examining the many potential plus points of cycling. Increasing the proportion of people who cycle or walk, rather than drive, could not only reduce air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions, but also lower people's risk of developing a number of diseases.[...]
2014-03-04 | theguardian.comRead More