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Healthy cities

John Ashton

in Practising Public Health: An Eyewitness Account

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198743170
eISBN:
9780191803048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198743170.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

In this chapter the origins of the WHO Healthy Cities Project are described, beginning with the project group meeting in Copenhagen. The early days of the project are reported together with an ... More


Local Government and Health Governance

Fran Baum

in Governing for Health: Advancing Health and Equity through Policy and Advocacy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190258948
eISBN:
9780190258979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190258948.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines how local governance can be most effective in promoting health and then reviews developments in first urban and then rural and regional governance in terms of contributions to ... More


Community development: the role of HIA

John Kemm, Jayne Parry, and Stephen Palmer

in Health Impact Assessment

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198526292
eISBN:
9780191723889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198526292.003.0013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Health impact assessment (HIA) for the purpose of community development is not a new idea. For instance, many communities in the Healthy Cities movement have used HIAs to examine how local ... More


Culture, arts, and wellbeing

John Ashton

in Practising Public Health: An Eyewitness Account

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198743170
eISBN:
9780191803048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198743170.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

In this chapter the indivisibility of culture and the arts from health and wellbeing is explored through a variety of modalities; the power of the humanities to help us understand and explain the ... More


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