The Partnership for Healthy Cities presents news, stories, case studies and accomplishments from cities in its global network, whose leaders have taken on the role of urban health champions.
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.
The statement is available in English, Spanish and Portuguese.
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.
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.
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.
Athens, Greece is one of many cities around the world facing an opioid overdose crisis.
SP Norte: The city launched its new publication “Monitoring Plan for Bicycle Travel in São Paulo,” which offers guidance on bike lane planning.
Indian Express: Bengaluru finds special mention in a World Health Organisation (WHO) report on tobacco control measures released Monday.
The city has been working with the Partnership for Healthy Cities since 2017 to promote healthier food environments for kids.
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.
VOV: The campaign is part of a series of activities responding to "Global Road Traffic Safety Week" in Ho Chi Minh City in 2023.