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Belfast Healthy Cities

Our vision is to be a leader in creating
a healthy, equitable and sustainable city

Healthy Cities 21st Century

New Snippets: Useful Links to Local & Global Resources

‘Snippets’ from Belfast Healthy Cities is a monthly round up of links to local, national, European and World Health Organization news, events, and other on-line resources relating to health, wellbeing, and inequalities.

Issue 3 - April 2012

World Health Organisation Bulletin April 2012
Special Theme: Influenza

World Environment Day: 5 June 2012
Theme: Green Economy, Does It Include You?

Statistics from Eurostat: European Healthy Life Years that can be expected at age 65 for the 27 EU member states

Working in Communities: Research from Joseph Rowntree Foundation


Previous Issues

Issue 2 - March 2012

World Health Day 2012: Active Ageing

Children Young People: UNESCO Children and Young People's Programme

Inequalities: Environmental Health and Inequalities- Report from WHO

Climate Change: Social Justice and the Future of Flood Insurance from JRF

Wellbeing: The London School of Economics Wellbeing Programme


Issue 1 - February 2012

Healthy Urban Planning: Planning and design as if people really mattered.

Climate Change: UN High-level Panel on Global Sustainability and UK Risk Assessment

Wellbeing: UK Wellbeing statistics from the Office of National Statistics

Northern Ireland Active Travel Consultation: Closing 9 March 2012

UK Healthy Cities Network


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