Resources and publications to support urban noncommunicable disease and injury prevention. Have a resource you would like to submit? Email us: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Read through a selection of World Health Organization resources, targeted at supporting city-level action.
December 2023: The report details the scale of global road traffic deaths, and progress in advancing laws, strategies and actions to reduce them around the world.
October 2023: A WHO policy brief offering guidance on coordinating stakeholders and funding sources for urban health programs.
October 2023: A WHO policy brief discussing the important role of data and other kinds of evidence in planning, monitoring and evaluating urban health activities.
Over 55% of the world’s population live in urban areas and this is set to rise to 68% by 2050. Explore the World Health Organization's library of city case studies on topics such as tobacco control, food policy and transport.
A World Health Organization report on the true extent of noncommunicable diseases—such as cardiovascular diseases, cancer, diabetes and chronic respiratory diseases—and what to do about them.
Developed by Vital Strategies, Media Beacon is a public health media resource, containing mass media campaign examples, research and campaign frameworks.
A selection of WHO resources to support city-level policies and programs.
Read the latest news, statements, case studies and accomplishments from cities in the Partnership for Healthy Cities network, whose leaders have taken on the role of urban health champions.
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