Integration of planning and public health, Equitable urban environments, People-centred planning, Health and wellbeing, Health determinants

Urban Planning and Public Health

About this issue

Issue number
Volume 49 – Number 2


The papers in this issue highlight the need to integrate public health considerations into urban planning processes. With case studies form England, China and New Zealand, the contributors introduce innovative methodological strategies to better understand the urban planning–public health relationship. They emphasize the importance of cross-sector collaboration and governmental support to facilitate cooperation of the various parties in order achieve equitable, healthy and sustainable urban environments.

Cecilia Wong, Caglar Koksal, Kathy Pain and Heeseo Rain Kwon
19 Jun 2023


Cover image: ‘A court for King Cholera’, cartoon by John Leech, published in Punch in 1852. (Source: CC Wellcome Library, London)