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Healthy City Design 2017

Royal College of Physicians, London, UK,
16–17 October 2017
Launch Panel Debate

The health of our future cities and the people living in them depends on cracking open all the vested interests and silos that became engrained during the 20th century post-war age. This was one of the dominant threads to come to the fore during a panel debate to launch the new Healthy City Design International Congress in London this October.

About Healthy City Design

Cities are now the dominant habitat for humankind. For the first time in history, more people live in cities than in rural communities.

The organising committee of the Healthy City Design 2017 (HCD 2017) International Congress & Exhibition is excited to announce the launch of the Call for Papers.

Quito, Ecuador was the setting for the United Nations’ Habitat III conference on housing and sustainable urban development, which took place in October and resulted in the official adoption of the New Urban Agenda.

Leaders from governments and United Nations organisations, heads of city authorities, and health experts from around the world have promised to promote public health and eradicate poverty through the signing of two landmark commitments.

Cycling could play a significant role in promoting health and wellbeing among the older population, but the UK is lagging behind other European countries and urgently needs to rethink its infrastructure to support age mobility.

Healthy City Design 2017
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  • Cities & Health Journal
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  • HLM
  • Llewelyn Davies
  • IBI Group
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