Officials in Uganda's capital city Kampala should find ways to take back public spaces that have been encroached upon, argues a HealthBridge partner in a media interview.
"That's partly what our (partners) do," Kristie told the interviewer. "They raise the profile of public spaces, they raise the profile of the importance of sidewalks and of parks, so that people start to pay attention."
Ashiely S James from Bhopal School of Social Sciences, India, has received the Tim Stone Memorial Award for the year 2016.
“Priority must be given to the improvement of these spaces, so that they can fill their role as places of relaxation, interaction, and active recreation for people of all ages, genders, and activity limitations.”
"We had, and seized, the opportunity to be what until now was part of the unwritten history of global efforts aimed at reducing smoking.”
HealthBridge and partners created a gathering spot at Habitat III in Quito in November talking about the importance of public spaces for the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals and the New Urban Agenda.
The pass will be available to people who can't take advantage of other discounted fares, such as a senior's pass.
Joy is born in an informal settlement in the city of Hope. Her mother is a local trader who sells fruits such as mangos and papaya on the street ...
Our Livable Cities team was in Surabaya, Indonesia recently for the third preparatory meeting for the United Nations' Habitat III Summit on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development.
Take a look at four recent case studies on work done by HB and our partners in Asia and Africa to make cities more livable.