Annual meeting of the WHO European Healthy Cities Network 2010. Theme: The Hidden Cities: Addressing Equity in Health and Inclusiveness in Cities

Zoltain Balogh

Equity in health for urban residents is the theme of the 2010 annual conference of the WHO European Healthy Cities Network

Sandnes, Norway, 17-19 June 2010

This was the Second Annual Business and Technical Conference of the WHO European Healthy Cities Network and of the Network of European National Healthy Cities Networks in Phase V. The conference addressed health equity in cities and tackled four key themes:

  1. addressing equity in health in cities;
  2. working on the Phase V core themes: caring and supportive environments, healthy living and healthy urban environments and design;
  3. urban governance, citizen participation and public health; and
  4. connecting to international public health and urban agendas.