Financial Times

How to Build a Healthy City

Today's cities - home to more than half the world's population - are struggling to deal with a harmful mix of public health problems: populations are ageing, obesity is rising and pollution has reached toxic levels.  What are cities doing to tackle these enormous problems? In this six-part series, Darren Dodd talks to Financial Times correspondents around the world - from Singapore to Copenhagen - about initiatives designed to make cities healthier and more pleasant places to live.

Today's cities - home to more than half the world's population - are struggling to deal with a harmful mix of public health problems: populations are ageing, obesity is rising and pollution has reached toxic levels. What are cities doing to tackle these enormous problems? In this six-part series, Darren Dodd talks to Financial Times correspondents around the world - from Singapore to Copenhagen - about initiatives designed to make cities healthier and more pleasant places to live.

Episodes: 8

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Tokyo and healthy eating

Duration: 25 min

New York and fitness

Duration: 28 min

Pontevedra and air pollution

Duration: 25 min

Social prescribing in Manchester

Duration: 28 min

Copenhagen and loneliness

Duration: 30 min

Singapore and urban design

Duration: 25 min

Introducing How to Build a Healthy City

Duration: 2 min

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