Urban health metrics

Report of a consultation meeting, 23-25 February 2011, Kobe, Japan

Publication details

Editors: WHO
Number of pages: 17
Publication date: 2011
Languages: English



This meeting was convened in recognition of the need to improve urban health metrics to meet the health and equity concerns of an increasingly urban global population, and the substantial expertise and momentum that now exist to take this task forward. The specific objectives of the consultation were:

  • To share information about key initiatives and stakeholders in developing urban health metrics.
  • To review the challenges and opportunities for developing urban health metrics.
  • To develop recommendations on specific issues related to improving urban health metrics for action.

Related links

  • Urban HEART
    Urban Health Equity Assessment and Response Tool