Understanding the role of universities in the European Healthy Cities Programme

Bird, C. and Grant, M. (2012) Understanding the role of universities in the European Healthy Cities Programme. PROJECT: Journal of the Department of Planning and Architecture, 4. pp. 25-27. ISSN 2042-7654 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/16963

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The WHO Collaborating Centre is a founder member of HAVEN, a European consortium of universities and healthy cities set up to provide academic support to the European Healthy City Network (EHCN). In order to identify which ‘healthy city’ goals and activities have the most potential for support and collaboration, a survey was carried out across the whole network of 84 cities. It asked who their key partners were and what sort of knowledge and academic input they needed to enable them to best achieve the aims of the WHO Healthy Cities programme. The survey also explored existing connections with academia in order to identify what types of collaboration currently flourished.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:health, healthy cities, universities, training
Faculty/Department:Faculty of Environment and Technology > Department of Architecture and the Built Environment
ID Code:16963
Deposited By: C. Bird
Deposited On:18 Jul 2012 15:25
Last Modified:21 May 2016 18:31

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