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 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.
To get to Maduwa Primary School, you have to pick your way from the shoreline of Victoria—the largest lake on the African continent—through miles of shallow channels cut out of stands of papyrus, massive patches of water hyacinth and other plant life. The Kenyan shoreline of the lake is as indefinite as cheesecloth, with streams fracturing the land into hundreds of islands, small and large. The curves through these waterways are tight and progress is slow; [...]
2015-03-06 | newsweek.comRead More
[...] almost 70% of Americans believe that marijuana is safer than alcohol — meaning that the health-based justifications for those laws are coming across as pretty flimsy. And according to a recent study published in the journal Scientific Reports, that 70% of Americans are right in thinking that marijuana is far safer than laws would imply. But the study also showed that alcohol is actually riskier than its legal status would indicate.
2015-03-04 | businessinsider.comRead More