Category Archives: Hong Kong 2011

Urban Age Hong Kong: Cities, health and well-being

Cities, health and well-being research in the news

22 November 2011

With the 10th Urban Age conference formally drawing to a close last week, the discussions on urban health and well-being by over 200 experts, academics and practitioners hit the news. For the South China Morning Post, Paul Yip discusses the issue of isolation in highly connected Hong Kong (register free), while Christine Loh reflects on the link between income and health inequality (also in Chinese in HK Economic Times). Additionally, new infographics produced by LSE Cities were featured in the Urban Lab Global Cities blog.

SCMP reports on health inequalities in HK based on LSECities research

“Hong Kong might be a first-world economy but some areas of the New Territories have a higher child mortality rate than Johannesburg’s”, writes South China Morning Post by featuring new research from the Cities, Health and Well-being conference. Read the full article (PDF | Web – registration required).