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Modeling Urban Health and Wellbeing for Policy and Action: Algorithms vs Institutions

July 28, 2016
From Apr 28-29, 2016 international experts from China, Europe and AsiaPacific met on the island of Gulangyu, Xiamen, China to discuss he role of

models in efforts to address the threats to human health in rapidly changing urban environments. Gulangyu was chosen as workshop location for its importance in the history of tropical medicine during the 19th and early 20th century. The workshop was hosted by the Institute of Urban Environment of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), headed by Prof. Yong Guan Zhu; it was organized by the “Urban Health and Wellbeing: a Systems Approach” programme of the International Council of Science (ICSU), managed by Dr. Franz Gatzweiler, and moderated by Prof. Roderick Lawrence from the University of Geneva.Read the details here.

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