Recent News Entries: Livable Cities
HealthBridge partner ESAF has three Livable Cities initiatives supporting SDGs 2,3 & 11 featured on the UN Partnerships for SDG's Platform website.
The baby steps CFI has made into creating an enabling environment in Bhopal to address NonCommunicable Diseases, over the last one year, is firmly footing to move forward and make an impact.
In Nepal, more than 50% of deaths are caused by NCDs .In the last one decade the disease prevalence shifted from communicable disease to NCDs. The health of the Nepali population is greatly affected by the state of its cities.
61% of deaths in India are now attributed to NCDs, which is highly alarming. This trend can be reversed to a large extent if the cities focus on the built environment that could encourage people to be physically active.
On August 20, Ms. Constance accepted the Tim Stone Memorial Award 2018 for her work with communities in the slums of Kampala. She is a Civil Engineer from the University of Cape Town and is an intern with HealthBridge.
Since forming in 2014, the Healthy Transportation Coalition has made steady progress towards transportation equity in the city of Ottawa.
The 2017 HealthBridge Annual Report is here—with a fresh, new look!
The award recognizes a new Livable Cities project that aims to establish a bicycle share program in Hoi An City, Vietnam.
The project, lead by Cidade Ativa, aims to transform a well-used public staircase into a safer, more accessible public space.
The Livable Cities team has returned from a successful, enriching experience at the 9th session of the World Urban Forum in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.