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Eight mayors urged local governments to take action to strengthen air quality data monitoring as world leaders convened at COP28 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

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2024 Partnership for Healthy Cities Summit

This year’s Partnership for Healthy Cities Summit will take place in Cape Town, South Africa, March 5-8

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Urban public health goes global

This Guardian Labs article focuses on sharing the Partnership’s stories and advocacy agenda, featuring seven of the more than 70 cities in the Partnership for Healthy Cities network.

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Walking the talk: advocating for healthy cities

In this podcast episode from Global Health Matters, two pioneering leaders from Guadalajara and Bangkok discuss their Partnership-supported work to encourage safe and active mobility in their cities.

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Global Network of Cities Calls for Greater Financing for Urban Public Health

Statement by the Partnership for Healthy Cities, as health leaders and experts prepare for the initiative’s annual Summit this year held in Cape Town, South Africa March 5-8, 2024

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Vision for a healthy future

An interview with Cape Town Mayor Geordin Hill-Lewis ahead of the 2024 Partnership for Healthy Cities Summit.

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Mayors urge local action on air quality monitoring

Statement by eight Partnership for Healthy Cities mayors urging local governments to take action as world leaders convene at COP28 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

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Urban leadership, key to life-saving public health advances

Clarín: Op-ed coauthored by José Luis Castro, President and CEO, Vital Strategies, and Ailan Li, Assistant Director-General for Universal Health Coverage and Healthier Populations, World Health Organization.

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Tobacco control awareness event in Muscat, Oman

Oman News Center: broadcast coverage of an event highlighting the city’s work with the Partnership to increase awareness of the harms of tobacco use.

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How to become a healthier city

Guardian Labs: Whether pursuing safer roads or smoke-free public spaces, Partnership cities are creating healthier and safer urban centers.

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Nairobi, New York City and Osaka join Partnership for Healthy Cities network

The announcement was made on World Cities Day, 2023.

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