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 City Health International Journal,which will complement the work of the network and provide a resource for those concerned with and interested in multi-agency, multi-disciplinary approaches to securing urban health and wellbeing. Following an encouraging response to the original announcement, we have revisited the timescales for this development, which will allow us to canvass further views and recruit additional interested personnel.Read More
[...] Paris seems to be lagging behind fellow world capitals. If there's most certainly room for improvement in the French capital, generally speaking cities all around the world would benefit from implementing each other's best and new ideas. Unfortunately there's no miracle recipe to make a city safer, solve homelessness, reduce inequalities, increase diversity; there's no magical trick to come up with the ideal city... But there are some ingredients that could enhance a city's attractiveness, dynamism and quality of life.
2015-05-28 | huffingtonpost.comRead More
Ramesh Sreekantan used to hear all kinds of excuses people would come up with to not cycle in Bengaluru, including the condition of the roads, pollution and no dedicated lanes for cyclists. "But after you start cycling you wonder what the difficulty is," he says. [...] He has had the experience of cycling in cities like Toronto and believes that while they have wider roads than Indian cities, the traffic in India moves much slower, making it conducive to cyclists.
2015-05-25 | economictimes.indiatimes.comRead More