CHI 2013

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.

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CHI 2014 - Amsterdam

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.

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World News

  • Want to Stop Climate Change? Take the Fossil Fuel Industry to Court

    In November 2013, American climate scientist Richard Heede, of the Colorado-based Climate Accountability Institute, published a paper with a revolutionary thesis. After nine years of researching the energy industry in dozens of countries, he concluded that nearly two-thirds of the world’s carbon dioxide and methane emissions dating back to the dawn of the industrial era were the responsibility of just ninety companies. Heede called them the “carbon majors.”
    2014-04-23 |

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  • Dr Manuel Carballo to deliver the 2014 Alison Chesney and Eddie Killoran Memorial Lecture

    We are delighted to announce that Dr Manuel Carballo - Executive Director of the International Centre for Migration, Health and Development (ICMHD) in Switzerland – will deliver this year’s lecture, during the conference.

    Dr Carballo will speak on Changing Urban Profiles and Implications for Health.

    Born in Gibraltar, Dr Carballo studied in the UK. He has worked with the World Health Organization in a number of countries. In 1986 he was one of the three-person team chosen to set up the WHO Global Programme on AIDS (GPA) and remained with GPA until 1992 as Chief of Behavioural Research.

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About CHI

  • City Health International +

    Founded in 2012 City Health International is a collaboration between individuals and organisations engaged in the study of and response to structural health issues and health behaviours in the urban environment. For the first time in history the majority of the world’s population now live in urban environments and the proportion continues to grow. As national governments struggle to deal with the pressures and demands of growing urban populations against a backdrop of financial deficits and uncertainty, it is increasingly left to those working at a city level to provide the leadership and support needed to tackle key health issues.
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