European Urban Health Indicators Part Two: Using indicators to inform policy

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Contract/Grant agreement number
: 223711
EC contribution
: € 2,915,121.00
: 54 months
Starting date
: 01/01/2009
: Urban health, Public health, Health indicators, Evidence-based health policy, Determinants of health, Health inequalities, Benchmarking.
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Urban Health is important due to urbanisation and it requires specific information not captured by national datasets. The EURO-URHIS (European Urban Health Indicator System) project, funded by DG SANCO, identified urban health indicators and their availability.

EURO-URHIS 2 (European Urban Health Indicator System Part 2) has taken this further by developing methodology and validated tools useful to policy makers at all levels to make health gains via evidence based policy decisions for urban populations. The EURO-URHIS 2 project consists of 18 partners in 14 different countries across Europe and Vietnam and the project identifies health problems in urban areas.

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