The WHO Healthy Cities project is a global movement. It engages local governments in health development through a process of political commitment, institutional change, capacity building, partnership based planning and innovative projects.
The Healthy Cities movement promotes comprehensive and systematic policy and planning for health and emphasizes:
- the need to address inequality in health and urban poverty
- the needs of vulnerable groups
- participatory governance
- the social, economic and environmental determinants of health
|WHO European Healthy Cities Map|