ICUH 2017: The only global conference focused on advancing the health of people living in cities worldwide.

Cities are the main drivers of national development and present opportunities to transform a nation's health and wellbeing, so cities must be at the forefront of tackling the global sustainable development agenda.

Topics include coverage of the following:

  • Urban Governance and Equity-oriented Policies
  • Understanding and Addressing Demographic, Epidemiologic and Societal Change in Cities
  • Healthy Urban Planning, Measurement and Metrics, Data and Research
  • Environmental Health and Urban Sustainability
  • Health Care in Cities – Access, Services and Quality


Who should attend ICUH 2017: academic experts, policymakers and practitioners in:

  • Public Health
  • Population Health
  • Determinants of Health and NCD Prevention
  • Urban Planning
  • Economic Development
  • Housing
  • Transportation
  • Built and Natural Environments
  • Aging
  • Food Systems
  • Education
  • Geography
  • Health Care Delivery
  • Care Models in Clinical Medicine, including reproductive, women’s, infant and child health, mental health, infectious disease and NCDs
  • Resilience
  • Energy

Reasons to attend ICUH 2017:

  • Identify challenges and strategies to informing implementation of the SDGs and The New Urban Agenda
  • Meet experts from across sectors and disciplines to address the broader determinants of health
  • Expand your research and practice  networks with colleagues from the global North and South
  • Share urban health challenges and solutions with policymakers and practitioners from high, middle and low income settings
  • Contribute to the evidence base for urban health policies and practice