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.
A University of Colorado Boulder and North Carolina State University-led team has produced the first atlas of airborne microbes across the continental U.S., a feat that has implications for better understanding health and disease in humans, animals and crops. The researchers collected outdoor dust samples from roughly 1,200 homes in all 50 states from both urban and rural areas using a powerful DNA sequencing technique to identify specific bacteria and fungal species.
2015-04-22 | phys.orgRead More
French MPs gave the green light to a sweeping health reform bill on Tuesday that will bring some major changes to life in France. From a ban on ultra-skinny models to free visits to the doctors, here are the main points. France's National Assembly voted through a raft of reforms on Tuesday after two weeks of often heated debate.
2015-04-19 | thelocal.fr
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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.