The King's Fund

The role of cities in improving population health: international insights

  • Format: Printed copy
  • Authors: Chris Naylor, David Buck
  • Publication date: 14 June 2018

Cities are playing a growing role in population health improvement and have enormous potential to be health-generating places. However, they also face considerable challenges and need to be governed in a way that gives all citizens the opportunity to enjoy good health.

Drawing on international case studies, this report explores the role of cities in improving population health and the conditions needed for success.