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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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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  • Most people who died after taking legal highs had other drugs [...]

    Most people who die after taking legal highs had also taken another drug or alcohol at the time of their death, research has shown. The research, by the Office for National Statistics, reignites longstanding debate surrounding legal highs and how safe they might be. It found that between 2004 and 2013, 60 per cent of people who died following consumption of a legal high had another drug or alcohol, or both, in their system at the time of their death.

    2016-04-28 | independent.co.uk

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  • Human activities contribute to disturbing climate changes

    The orbiting of earth on its side is causing great changes in solar and lunar energies affecting human life and the biosphere (living creatures on land, water and air). In addition, people do not completely understand how modern technology in food production, transportation, and the water system have added to environmental problems. International trade, travel and a growing dependence on motor vehicles are making transportation one of the main sources of greenhouse gas emissions, accounting for nearly one-quarter globally.

    2016-04-28 | philstar.com

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  • Issues with Drug Dependence, HIV and Hepatitis C in Different Parts of the World

    Daniel Wolfe, Director of the International Harm Reduction Development (IHRD) program at the Open Society Foundations, which works in Eastern Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas, speaks about the health support and human rights of people who use drugs. The conversation revolves around issues related with drug abuse and dependence, HIV and Hepatitis C prevention and treatment programs as well as the lack of political wills see in different parts to the world such as Vietnam.

    2016-04-27 | youtube.com

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