UH360 Voices

Urban Health Influencer Spotlights (influencers at global, regional, national, and community levels)

Episodes

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Addressing food environments in an urbanizing Africa

Dr. Jane Battersby shares insights from her research in lower-income communities in Cape Town, South Africa, looking at the intersection of urban governance, poverty, and food systems....
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Rowena Estwick – Health Inequities – Tackling health equity in diverse communities beyond the superficial levels

Rowena Estwick’s passion lies in understanding cities’ roles in driving health equity and civil society organizations’ influence in driving systemic change. She currently leads on developing national and international partnerships...
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Jasneth Mullings, PhD – Mental health as an important aspect of Urban Health in the West Indian & Caribbean context; specifically, Jamaica

Dr. Jasneth Mullings focuses on the impact of area context on quality of life, decision making, and mental health. With a sharp focus on social justice and equity, her work...
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Dr. Tsekleves, Senior Lecturer in Design for Health at Imagination Lancaster, Lancaster University-Design for Sustainable Urban Health and Wellbeing

Dr. Emmaneul Tsekleves takes us through the sustainable role his work, in design research, plays in addressing global health challenges, especially in developing contexts. As a researcher, his mission is...
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A Conversation with two urban health influencers

Dana’s and Jose’s goal is to influence urban health dialogue between health decision makers and urban health scientists by creating datasets to map areas in slum boundaries where infrastructure is...
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Professor Billie Giles-Corti, Director of the Urban Futures Enabling Capability Platform at RMIT University in Melbourne

Professor Giles-Corti speaks getting researchers to think differently about how we do research. If you want to change cities and influence health, you really have to influence the policy environment....
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Professor H. Blaise Nguendo-Yongsi

Professor Nguendo-Yongsi is an Urban Health Influencer. He is a strong advocate for engaging Francophone African scholars in the UH360 global network of urban health thinkers and doers....
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Agis Tsouros, MD, PhD, FFPH (UK) – Leadership and engagement in urban health at the local level

Dr. Tsouros’ Global Healthy Cities initiative is focused on providing leadership and engagement for municipal leaders who want to promote health and sustainability at the local level....
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Vision

Urban health advocates at all levels will have the knowledge, information, and tools needed to facilitate their work on the ground and to influence policy decisions at the local community, municipal, national, and global levels.

Mission

To ensure the right to health and healthy living of urban populations across the world through thought leadership, knowledge integration, and amplification of policies.