Health: The design, planning and politics of how and where we live conference

Date: 25 January 2018 to 26 January 2018
Cost: £190

Organised by the World Health Organisation (WHO) Collaborating Centre and the Department of Architecture, UWE Bristol, with Architecture Media Politics Society (AMPS). In collaboration with the Public Health Film Society.

Conference content

This conference reflects a broad set of interrelated concerns about health and the places we inhabit. It seeks to better understand the interconnectedness and potential solutions to the problems associated with health and the built environment.

The World Health Organisation identifies the world's rush to urbanization represents major threats and challenges to personal and public health. It identifies the 'urban health threat' as three-fold:

  • infectious diseases
  • non-communicable diseases
  • violence and injury from, amongst other things, road traffic.

View AMPS 2018 conference for further information about the conference and how to submit an abstract.

Event address: UWE Bristol
Frenchay Campus
Coldharbour Lane
BS16 1QY
Contact information: Name: Matthew Jones
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