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    • Assessing the health impact and social costs of mopeds : feasibility study in Rome / by Michele faberi, Marco Martuzzi and Franco Pirrami 

      Faberi, Michele,; Martuzzi, Marco; Pirrami, Franco; World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe (‎EUR/02/5040650, 2004)‎
    • City health profiles : a review of progress 

      World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe; WHO Healthy Cities Project (‎EUR/ICP/CHDV 03 01 01/1, 1998)‎
      City health profiles - a review of progress overviews health profiles by reviewing the literature, looking at some common queries about the process of producing profiles and summarizing the review of the profiles produced by cities participating in the WHO Healthy Cities project. The book explores the different processes though which profiles can describe and address inequity at a local level with examples. A chapter reviews how information on lifestyles can be included in health profiles. The last chapter examines community health profiles and ...
    • City survey : analysis and results 

      World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe (‎EUR/01/5026807(‎A)‎, 2002)‎
      The WHO Centre for urban health launched the "In Tandem" project (‎Promotion of Energy Efficient Personal Transport in a Network of European Cities)‎, in co-operation with 8 European Cities. The overall aim of this project is to promote cycling in cities. It is partially funded by the Commission of the European Union DGTREN, Energy and Transport, under its SAVE programme to promote energy efficiency. "In Tandem" was undertaken as a response to the growing evidence that present urban mobility policies and patterns have important health effects ...
    • Contaminated soil in cities : children playing outside 

      World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe (‎EUR/ICP/LVNG 01 02 07(‎A)‎, 2000)‎
      City parks, public play areas and private gardens often contain contaminated soil. Children, especially very young ones, are particularly sensitive to contamination and adults therefore have a special duty to protect them. In order to eliminate health risks in areas where children play we must be aware of how to act when children play in even slightly contaminated areas. This pamphlet is written primarily for principals and teachers of day care institutions and parents of young children. It contains advice about daily precautions regarding children ...
    • Contaminated soil in gardens : how to avoid the harmful effects 

      World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe (‎EUR/ICP/LVNG 03 01 02(‎A)‎, 1999)‎
      In many cities, gardens are located on old, abandoned landfills and dumping sites. Cities have expanded by filling up spaces around the city with garbage, rubble and earth. The places where old landfills were have often become gardens where citizens can get away and enjoy the open air away from the noise and racket of cities. Normal garbage and rubble in landfills do not present a problem, however industrial and chemical waste can present a health hazard, especially when concentrations of contaminants are above acceptable limits. Some special ...
    • Développement viable et santé : concepts, principes et cadre d' action pour les villes européennes par Charles Price et Pierre Dubé 

      Price, Charles; Dubé, Pierre; World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe; WHO Healthy Cities Project (‎EUR/ICP/POLC 060305(‎A)‎, 1997)‎
    • Generating a healthy interest in local Agenda 21, Dun laoghaire-Rathdown, Dublin, Ireland 

      Price, Charles; World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe; Healthy Cities Network (‎EUR/ICP/POLC 06 07 01(‎A)‎, 1996)‎
      Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council is aiming to integrate local Agenda 21 processes and sustainability goals into existing policy and practice, and to change the public's attitudes and lifestyles through public participation processes. The County has published an interim Local Agenda 21 Plan, set up an environmental Forum and launched a number of publicity campaigns. Initial reactions from the public have been disappointing. However, valuable lessons have been learned, in particular that the County's initial efforts have focused too much on ...
    • Green cities, blue cities / technical adviser : A. Vilalta 

      Bonnefoy, Xavier; World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe (‎ICP/EUD/NEAD 02 02 03, 1997)‎
      Public spaces have a range of roles to play in a town or city. They are places where many things can happen - exchanges, meetings, even conflicts. They are an ideal setting for recreation and sport, as well as for cultural and social events, and for simple relaxation. Thy are open spaces, often embellished with plants and water, helping to maintain a balanced urban environment, with all the benefits that can bring for the well-being of the inhabitants. Public spaces should be evenly distributed across every neighourhood of the city. If mixed use ...
    • Guidelines for city twinning produced for the SAVE II cycling project : In Tandem (‎Promotion of Energy-Efficient Personal Transport in a Network of European Cities)‎ 

      World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe (‎EUR/01/5026807(‎A)‎, 2001)‎
      The WHO Centre for Urban Health launched the In Tandem project (‎Promotion of Energy-efficient Personal Transport in a Network of European Cities)‎, in cooperation with eight European cities. The overall aim of this project is to promote cycling in cities. It is partially funded by the Commission of the European Union DGTREN, Energy and Transport, under its SAVE programme to promote energy efficiency. During Phase II of the project, twinning exchanges between the partner cities were arranged. The aim of these exchanges was to develop or further ...
    • Health impact assessment of air pollution in the eight major Italian cities 

      World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe (‎2002)‎
    • Healthy cities and the city planning process : a background document on links between health and urban planning / by L.J. Duhl and A.K. Sanchez 

      Duhl, L.J; Sanchez, A.K; World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe (‎EUR/ICP/CHDV 03 04 03, 1999)‎
      The links between urban planning and health are many and varied. Environmental, social and economic conditions in cities can have both positive and negative influences on human health and centre. Urban planning and related professions play an important role in shaping those conditions. Healthy Cities and the City Planning process is a background paper supporting the developmental work of the WHO Healthy Cities project on the subject of "Healthy Urban Planning". The paper explores and analyses the relationship between urban planning and public ...
    • Healthy urban planning : report on a WHO seminar, Milan, Italy 17-18 October 1999 

      World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe (‎EUR/ICP/CHDV 03 03 03, 1999)‎
      The practice of urban planning has a strong relationship to health. Healthy urban planning is a core aim of phase III of the Healthy Cities project (‎1998-2002)‎. A WHO seminar marked the beginning of an initiative to develop and promote work in this area. It was attended by 47 participants, including urban planners from 16 cities across Europe. The aims of the seminar were to debate the concept and practice of healthy urban planning, and to discuss the development of tools and guidance, a draft document prepared by WHO, strategies for developing ...
    • Housing plus : improving domestic efficiency and the health of residents, Sheffield, United Kingdom 

      Price, Charles; World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe; Healthy Cities Network (‎EUR/ICP/POLC 06 07 01(‎B)‎, 1996)‎
      Between 1993 and 1996 the Municipality of Sheffield invested US $4 million renovating 7 tower blocks (‎each with 48 apartments)‎ in a poor inner district of the city. Most of the investment was in energy efficiency measures. The impact was a small reduction in energy consumption, a larger reduction in emission of greenhouse gases, a big improvement in residents' warmth and comfort and an associated improvement in residents' perceived health status
    • Integrated approaches to housing and health : report on a WHO expert meeting, Paris, France 12-13 July 2000 

      World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe (‎EUR/00/5016610, 2000)‎
    • Le Programme villes-santé de l' OMS : rapport sur une réunion de coordination OMS, Jerusalem, Israel 26-29 octobre 1997 

      World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe (‎EUR/ICP/POLC 06 01 04, 1998)‎
      Des coordinateurs de programme et responsables politiques de 29 villes membres du programme Villes-santé de l'OMS et de 13 réseaux nationaux de Villes-santé ont pris part à la réunion. Les principaux points inscrits à l'ordre du jour étaient : la phase III du programme, la stratégie de la Santé pour tous au XXIe siècle, l'évaluation de la phase II du programme, et les préparatifs de la conférence qui doit se tenir à Athènes (‎en juin 1998)‎. Parmi les points sur lesquels il était prévu d'avoir un échange d'expériences figuraient ...
    • Local housing and health action plans: a project manual 

      World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe (‎EUR/06/5072457, 2007)‎
    • Multi-city action plan and health & local Agenda 21 : report on a WHO working group, Maribor, Slovenia, 1-2 May 1996 

      World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe (‎EUR/ICP/POLC 06 03 04, 1996)‎
      Representatives of nine local authorities, along with experts in urban planning and WHO staff, met in Maribor, Slovenia to launch a new multi-city action plan (‎MCAP)‎ on health and local Agenda 21, led by the WHO Healthy Cities project within the framework of the European Sustainable Cities and Towns Campaign. The representatives described their authorities' current activities in this area; local Agenda 21 planning was usually led by environmental departments, and varied widely in extent. Although health is central to the concern for sustainable ...
    • National healthy cities networks 

      World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe; EURONET Association (‎ICP/HSC 644, 1997)‎
    • Network of European National Healthy Cities Networks : report on a WHO business meeting, Vejle, Denmark 5-6 June 2000 

      World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe (‎EUR/01/5027377, 2001)‎
      Coordinators and politicians from 22 national networks attended the business meeting of the Network of European National Healthy Cities Networks (‎NETWORK)‎. Business items included preparation for the formal establishment of the NETWORK as set out in the Action Framework, and the election of two new members of the Advisory Committee to take office from March 2001. Topics for discussion, debate and exchange included the management of national networks, partnerhips, and techniques for promoting the healthy cities agenda. National networks from ...
    • Networking for health : report of the Fourth Annual Conference of the Regions for Health Network, Dusseldorf, Germany, 11-12 October 1996 

      WHO Regions for Health Network in Europe. Conference (‎4th : 1996 : Dusseldorf, Germany)‎; World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe; WHO Regions for Health Network in Europe (‎EUR/ICP/POLC 05 01 02, 1997)‎