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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

WHO Healthy City Explorer Bursary 2016 Now Open For Submissions

Belfast Healthy Cities is offering an annual bursary throughout WHO European Healthy Cities Phase VI (2014-2019). It will allow individuals working in the field of health and wellbeing, including healthy urban planning and design, to visit another WHO European Healthy City or National Network to study their approach to addressing a key issue relating to health inequalities.

The bursary is open to applicants living or working in Belfast from all sectors including community, voluntary, public and business sectors.

Suggested topics for study could include early life; older people; health literacy; physical activity; nutrition and obesity; alcohol; tobacco; mental well-being; health and social services; public health capacity; healthy urban planning and design; transport; the health impacts of climate change and housing and regeneration.

Other proposals, which address the four priority themes for the Phase VI (2014-2019), will also be considered, please see  Phase VI (2014-2019) of the WHO European Healthy Cities Network: goals and requirements

View further information and make an application

Closing Date Monday 18 April 2016