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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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Mayors call for urgent measures to ensure access to healthy food

The statement is available in English, Spanish and Portuguese.

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School Bus Safety Week: Biking with buses

Mass Bike: For the past year, the Boston Public Health Commission partnered with MassBike and LivableStreets Alliance to create trainings for the City of Boston’s Public Works Department and school bus drivers statewide focused on interactions with vulnerable road users.

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"InfoAer:" a new air quality monitoring platform for Bucharest, Romania

Euro news: The online dashboard, which is now publicly available, provides data from 44 air quality sensors installed as part of Bucharest's Partnership-supported work.

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A guide to good nutritional practices to fight NCDs in schools and universities

Agence Ivoirienne de presse: Updates from a nutritional standards workshop in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, where the city aims to reduce excessive salt consumption in public schools.

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Saving lives with naloxone

Athens, Greece is one of many cities around the world facing an opioid overdose crisis.

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São Paulo develops municipal system for monitoring bicycle trips

SP Norte: The city launched its new publication “Monitoring Plan for Bicycle Travel in São Paulo,” which offers guidance on bike lane planning.

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WHO report on tobacco control: Key findings, how India fares

Indian Express: Bengaluru finds special mention in a World Health Organisation (WHO) report on tobacco control measures released Monday.

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Healthier schools in Phnom Penh

The city has been working with the Partnership for Healthy Cities since 2017 to promote healthier food environments for kids.

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Bengaluru, India: Going Smoke-free

This case study was originally published as part of the World Health Organization's (WHO) report on the global tobacco epidemic, 2023: protect people from tobacco smoke.

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Ho Chi Minh City launches communication campaign on speed limit enforcement

VOV: The campaign is part of a series of activities responding to "Global Road Traffic Safety Week" in Ho Chi Minh City in 2023.

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