September 2017
Welcome to the ‘new look’ Healthy Cities Information Update for September 2017.
 WHO Global News & EventsBulletin of the WORLD Health Organization  WHO Europe EventsTraining of trainers in laboratory quality management system and WHO LQSI toolMultisectoral workshop for NIS countries on the protocol to eliminate illicit trade in tobacco products Training in laboratory quality management and WHO LQSI tool for national influenza centresWHO Global Conference on NCDs: enhancing policy coherence to prevent and control NCDsAutumn School on health information and evidence for policy-makingWHO training on influenza virus characterization for national influenza centres Meeting on the law and tobacco control in Europe WHO Europe NewsWHO Europe News highlights September 2017European Environment and Health Process Newsletter July 2017Health Systems Newsletter August 2017European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies e-bulletin September 2017  Noncommunicable Diseases Newsletter July 2017Regions for Health July 2017  Public Health Aspects of Migration in Europe (PHAME) newsletter October 2016Public Health Panorama, September 2017Roma Inclusion Newsletter, June 2017Ukraine: 20% reduction in smokers since 2010Towards tobacco-free generations: emerging threats for children in the RegionEuropean leaders set new roadmap to achieve 2030 Agenda and improve 900 million people’s and well-beingBreakthrough for men’s health: WHO and experts kick off development of strategy and report67th session of the WHO Regional Committee opens in BudapestDay 1 highlights: RC67 opensDay 2 highlights: Director-General outlines key health prioritiesDay 3 highlights: ‘The health workforce is the beating heart of any health system’Day 4 highlights: partnerships essential in our ‘multisectoral, multidimensional world’RC67 concludes: ‘Our message is reaching further and higherEndemic measles interrupted in 42 of 53 countries in the Region WHO Europe Key publicationsPublications News, March 2017Key policies for addressing the social determinants of health and health inequities (2017)A resource for developing an evidence synthesis report for policy-making (2017)Investment for health and well-being: a review of the social return on investment from public health policies to support implementing the SDGs by building on Health 2020 (2017)Health diplomacy: European Perspectives European UnionEuroHealthNet Health Highlights News September 201710th European Public Health Conference Other NewsCity Health International Weekly Digest News 27 September 2017City Health International Weekly Digest News 20 September 2017City Health International Weekly Digest News 6 September 2017Alzheimer Europe NewsletterCity Matters AlertsFuture Cities Catapult NewsletterEuropean Public Health AssociationSDG Knowledge HubSDG Update 5 SeptemberSDG Update 7 SeptemberSDG Update 14 SeptemberSDG Update 27 September Citiscope:Cities address energy accessTwo big days at the UN  Conferences & Events of interest to Healthy Cities & National Networks  Catapult Future Cities EventsUrban City Calendar Update27th Alzheimer European Conference, 2-4 October 2017, Berlin, Germany54th International Making Cities Liveable Conference, 2-6 October 2017, Santa Fe, New Mexico23rd International Safe Communities Conference, 10-12 October 2017, Novi Sad, Serbia5th World Collaborative Mobility Congress, 18-20 October 2017, Berlin, GermanyAutonomy, The Urban Mobility Summit, 19-21 October, Paris, FranceEHealth Forum: Promoting digital health integration for equal access and a sustainable future, 19-24 October, Athens, Greece10th European Public Health Conference, 1-4 November 2017, Stockholm, Sweden10th International Urban Design Conference, 13-15 November 2017, Australia13th Annual Meeting and 8th Conference of HEPA Europe, 15-17 November 2017, Zagreb, CroatiaNational Sustainability in Business Conference, 8-9 March 2018, Brisbane, Australia14th Global Conference on Ageing, 8-10 August 2018, Toronto, Canada HEALTHY CITIES NEWSFrench NetworkThe French NN has just published a profile of 35 local councils healthdepartments: their names, number of staff, main missions.  Available in French hereBaltic Region Healthy Cities Association Newsletter, 3/2017
 The autumn has been warm and busy at the Baltic Region Healthy Cities Association and they kicked off the new season with several events and new initiatives shared with many of you. In this issue of their newsletter you can read e.g. about the European Cooperation Day, Healthy Cities meeting in Prague and the visit of the Mayors of South Korea to Turku.
• European Cooperation Day – “To go far, go together!”
• WHO Healthy Cities vision 2030 consulted with the National Networks
• Car sharing in Turku – a future of transportation?
• South Korean Healthy Cities leadership visit to Turku
• “Fit im Park” – a pilot project for the promotion of physical activity in Dresden