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GCRF Clean Air Low Carbon Cities (CALCC) Hub - Partnership Development Workshops in Delhi, India and Beijing, China in March 2018. 

Two workshops were organised at the Indian Institute of Technology in Delhi, India and at Peking University in Beijing, China, in March 2018 as part of the development of an inter-disciplinary research collaboration between UK, Asian and African partners on clean air, low carbon cities. This global initiative, coordinated by the Institute of Occupational Medicine (IOM), aims to address the challenges posed by air pollution and unsustainable urban development in Asia and Africa. A range of local researchers and stakeholders participated in the workshops organised by Prof Mukesh Khare (IIT Delhi) and Prof Tong Zhu (Peking University). Prof Sotiris Vardoulakis (IOM Research Director) represented the Healthy-Polis network in these meetings.   

CALCC Hub workshop in IIT Delhi
CALCC Hub development workshop, Delhi, 21 March 2018
CALCC workshop, Beijing, March 2018
CALCC Hub development workshop, Beijing, 22 March 2018


4th Healthy-Polis workshop "Harnessing opportunities for improving urban health and wellbeing through environmental sustainability” - 25 September 2017, Coimbra, Portugal.      Half-day workshop organised by Sotiris Vardoulakis (IOM) and Thomas Krafft (Maastricht University) as a pre-conference event at the International Conference on Urban Health (ICUH). 

Main themes: 1. Research & innovation: Explore links and interactions between urban health, ecological public health, climate change and sustainable development, with specific examples for integrated life-course solutions. 2. Achieving impact: Going beyond established public and policy engagement and dissemination to the more comprehensive exploration of challenges and opportunities with agents from the public and private sectors.

Download the workshop programme and presentations here


3rd Healthy-Polis workshop "Developing Urban Life Course Approaches in Response to Climate Change" - 31 August 2016, Roma, Italy

Prof. Clive Sabel led the 3rd Healthy-Polis workshop "Developing Urban Life Course Approaches in Response to Climate Change"; it took place as a satellite event of the 28th Annual Conference of the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology (ISEE 2016), and was funded by the World Universities Network.
The workshop focused on two main topics: 1) Non-communicable diseases (NCD) and climate change; and   2) Urban Design and Well-being. Again it was an opportunity for researchers and stakeholders to share experiences, exchange views on the management of health risks in the urban environment, and identify opportunities for collaboration.

Download the workshop report here.


2nd Healthy-Polis workshop "Challenges and opportunities for Urban Environmental Health and Sustainability" - 30 May 2015, Kunshan, China.

Prof. Keith Dear led the 2nd Healthy-Polis workshop "Challenges and opportunities for Urban Environmental Health and Sustainability"; it took place during the second day (Sat, 30 May 2015) of the Kunshan Forum.
This workshop followed the inaugural Healthy-Polis workshop which was held in Manchester, UK, in March 2014. Again it was an opportunity for researchers and stakeholders to share experiences, exchange views on the management of health risks in the urban environment, and identify opportunities for collaboration.

Download the workshop programme here.

Abstracts from the workshop can be downloaded here:
1st Healthy-Polis Workshop, 6th March, Manchester, UK.
Dr Sotiris Vardoulakis led the first Healthy-Polis workshop "Challenges and Opportunities for the Urban Environmental Health and Sustainability", at the International Conference on Urban Health (ICUH 2014), Manchester, UK, took place on Thu, 6th of March 2014.
Download workshop report here.




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