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With more than half of the world’s population now living in urban areas, public health is increasingly being shaped by the ways in which cities are planned and run. Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health’s Dean Linda P. Fried and New York City Health Commissioner Dr. Thomas Farley explored the intersection between public health and the urban landscape. They discussed how new health challenges– such as the rising incidence of non-communicable diseases and the trend towards ageing populations– arising from the rapid flow of people into cities in developing countries call for new and sustainable interventions. Video Rating: / 5 Related PostsHealthy Cities | GBCHealth Conference 2012Jeffrey Heller presents at Global Green CitiesGlobal Health Forum – Healthy cities – 15 February 2018WHS 2014 Healthy Cities and Prevention – KeynoteWelcome from Healthy Cities: Healthy Women Conference Partner, BlackRockTHESIS 2013 RMUTT – INNOVATION VERTICAL FARMING FOR FUTURE IN BANGKOK (HD)

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