Healthy-Polis

An International Consortium for Urban Environmental Health & Sustainability

About Healthy-Polis Consortium

An initiative of Public Health England (PHE), Duke Global Health Institute (DGHI) and the Australian National University (ANU), Healthy-Polis helps coordinate the activities of interested international research groups working in the areas of environmental health and sustainable development, especially climate changeweather extremesair pollution and other threats to human health in urban environments.

Now with over 300 individual members worldwide, our consortium on urban environmental health and sustainability facilitates international research collaborations, enhances scientific understanding, identifies funding sources and opportunities, enhances opportunities for environmental and public health training and capacity building, and disseminates research outcomes to key stakeholders.

Following the inaugural Healthy-Polis workshop held in Manchester, UK in March 2014, the 2nd Healthy-Polis workshop"Challenges and opportunities for Urban Environmental Health and Sustainability" will be held during the Kunshan Forum on Saturday (May 30) afternoon.

Workshop program

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PUBLIC HEALTH IMPACTS OF CITY POLICIES TO REDUCE CLIMATE CHANGE: FINDINGS FROM THE URGENCHE EU-CHINA PROJECT
Clive Sabel, Keuken M, Jantunen M, Tuomisto J, Martuzzi M, Friedrich R, Hiscock R, Künzli N, Sarigiannis DA
c.sabel@bristol.ac.uk

MAPPING MUNICIPAL POPULATION VULNERABILITY TO CLIMATE CHANGE: AN EXAMPLE OF ITS APPLICABILITY FOR UNDERSTANDING THE IMPACT OF EXTREME CLIMATE EVENTS ON THE POPULATION OF THE SERRANA REGION, STATE OF RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL
Martha Barata
barata@ioc.fiocruz.br

MANAGING URBAN CLIMATE RISK IN A CHANGING WORLD
Jennifer Salmond, Sotiris Vardoulakis
j.salmond@auckland.ac.nz

EXPERIMENTAL CAMPAIGN IN A HEAVILY TRAFFICKED ROUNDABOUT IN MADRID FOR THE ASSESSMENT OF AIR QUALITY MONITORING STATION REPRESENTATIVENESS IN TERMS OF POPULATION EXPOSURE TO NO2
Rafael Borge, Christina Quaassdorff, David de la Paz, Adolfo Narros, Javier Pérez, Juan Manuel de Andrés, Rafaela Viteri, Marcel Paredes
rborge@etsii.upm.es

COST-BENEFIT ANALYSES OF IMPROVED COOKSTOVES PROJECT: THE CASE OF THE CASSAMANCE NATURAL SUBREGION. WESTERN AFRICA
Javier Mazorra, Candela de la Sota, Julio Lumbreras, Rafael Borge
julio.lumbreras@upm.es

SOCIALLY JUST RESPONSES TO CLIMATE CHANGE: MAPPING CLIMATE DISADVANTAGE IN ENGLAND AND ACTING ON URBAN HEAT RISK
Juliette Daniels
Juliette.Daniels@london.gov.uk

Co-chairs

Sotiris Vardoulakis

Department of Social and Environmental Health Research

Public Health England

 

Keith Dear

Global Health Research Center

Duke Kunshan University