Interventions on urban health

A megacity
WHO/Azumi Nishikawa

The Urban health governance (UHG) area of work encompasses the generation of evidence on interventions to address urban health and health equity, including both the actions and the political processes needed to achieve successful implementation of health policies. The aim is to provide advice to policymakers in the form of guidelines, lessons learnt and recommendations derived from the analysis of existing or generated evidence.


Policy Brief Series

Eliciting the importance of impact assessments for the public sector, private sector, media, and the health sector

Intersectoral action on health

A path for policy-makers to implement effective and sustainable action on health

Making cities smoke-free

A guide intended to assist city officials to prepare for and implement smoke-free legislation that is popular, complied with, and effective in improving health.

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