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Healthier, safer urban centers

The Partnership for Healthy Cities is a global network of 74 cities committed to creating healthier, safer and more equitable urban centers by reducing the prevalence of noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) and injuries.

Training market vendors in NCD prevention

Inside Freetown, Sierra Leone's markets, a new healthy food strategy is addressing rising rates of hypertension.


Mayor Sala Commits to a Healthier, Safer Milan

The Partnership for Healthy Cities protects over 320 million urban residents with proven strategies.

Mayors unite on monitoring air quality

The statement was published as world leaders gathered for COP28.

Spotlight: Córdoba Chooses Water

The city is developing a policy for healthier school environments.

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A Global Network

Click through to learn more about the Partnership-supported intervention areas cities are working on.


8 out of 10 deaths worldwide are caused by NCDs and injuries.


Approximately 320 million urban residents reside in the Partnership's 74 cities.

Policy Accelerator

A program transforming local policy ideas into action.

Through the Partnership for Healthy Cities, local leaders around the world have enacted key policies that are improving health and saving lives. These cities and their mayors are committed to implementing programs and policies that improve the health and safety of millions of people.
— Michael R. Bloomberg