Cities are uniquely placed to transform the fight against noncommunicable diseases and injuries.

54

Participating cities

10

Intervention areas

216

Million people covered

Featured Cities

Ecuador

Quito

 

Quito will provide 13,000 children with access to healthier foods in schools, prohibit marketing of unhealthy foods at schools, and collect baseline health information to measure program outcomes.

Australia

Melbourne

 

Melbourne’s Get Moving program targets the 400,000+ city workers, encouraging physical activity through a rewards system on a mobile app.

Participating Cities

Buenos Aires,
Argentina

Increase drink driving enforcement and public awareness.

Melbourne,
Australia

Increase active transportation (walking, biking) by providing incentives through Get Moving! mobile app.

Dhaka,
Bangladesh

Redesign a corridor in the Gulshan neighborhood to provide a safer environment for pedestrians and cyclist

Fortaleza,
Brazil

Improve existing cycling infrastructure, including redesign of four major bike crossings and develop a corporate bike share program.

Rio de Janeiro,
Brazil

Strengthen enforcement of bans on tobacco advertising, promotion, and sponsorship at point of sale.

Sao Paulo,
Brazil

Install new wayfinding signs to increase use and improve safety of the city’s cycling paths.

Ouagadougou,
Burkina Faso

Establish nutrition standards for city-owned institutions, focusing on reducing sugary drink and salt consumption.

Phnom Penh,
Cambodia

Develop evidence-based policy options related to promotion, availability, or pricing of sugary drinks.

Montreal,
Canada

Toronto,
Canada

Expand and promote “Safe School Zones” by increasing safe streets and mapping safe routes for children to walk and bike to school.

Santiago,
Chile

Develop a “Safe Routes to Schools” program and implement in the La Pintana neighborhood.

Shenzhen,
China

Amend city smoke-free law to ban e-cigarette use indoors; increase enforcement of smoke-free law.

Tianjin,
China

Increase enforcement and compliance of smoke-free law; amend current law for 100% smoke-free environments.

Bogotá,
Colombia

Improve the school food environment by improving food guidelines and local communications campaigns to promote healthy foods.

Cali,
Colombia

Improve the school food environment by improving food guidelines and local communications campaigns to promote healthy foods.

Medellín,
Colombia

Improve the school food environment by improving food guidelines and local communications campaigns to promote healthy foods.

Santo Domingo,
Dominican Republic

Create a Bicycle Action Plan to expand city-wide cycle infrastructure and increase its use.

Quito,
Ecuador

Implement national legislation on nutritional quality of food sold in schools.

Addis Ababa,
Ethiopia

Redesign a neighborhood to reduce speeds and improve pedestrian safety, with enforcement, and community and media engagement.

Paris,
France

Develop a data map of Paris’ air pollution and replace city’s remaining oil-fired boilers with cleaner systems.

Accra,
Ghana

Redesign a major roadway with high crash rates by incorporating speed reduction measures.

Ahmedabad,
India

Conduct a household survey of NCD risk factors.

Bengaluru,
India

Increase enforcement of the city’s smoke-free law.

Mumbai,
India

Implement NCD risk factor mobile survey at the local level.

Bandung,
Indonesia

Strengthening smoke-free regulations and compliance, focusing on hotels, restaurants, and city-owned buildings.

Jakarta,
Indonesia

Enhance enforcement of existing ban on tobacco advertising, promotion, and sponsorship.

Jamaica,
Kingston

Increase enforcement of the city’s smoke-free law.

Ammam,
Jordan

Strengthen enforcement of smoke-free law, including in all city-owned buildings.

Almaty,
Kazakhstan

Kuala Lumpur,
Malaysia

Enforce smoke-free laws and increase compliance through new regulations, focused on government buildings and hospitality sector.

Guadalajara,
Mexico

Promote and increase the use of the city bike share program, ViaRecreativa and survey its use.

León,
Mexico

Amend the local transit regulation to increase drink driving fines and reduce BAC limit.

Mexico City,
Mexico

Enhance enforcement of safe school zones through speed regulations and communications campaigns.

Ulaanbaatar,
Mongolia

Promote seat-belt use through media campaigns and enforcement activities.

Casablanca,
Morocco

Implement NCD risk factor mobile survey at the local level.

Yangon,
Myanmar

Establish a smoke-free Kyauk-ta-da Township, as a model for creating a smoke-free Yangon City by 2022.

Kathmandu,
Nepal

Enhance enforcement of existing national smoke-free law, through regulations and compliance with a focus on the hospitality sector.

Lima,
Peru

Develop nutrition standards for public hospitals.

Quezon City,
Philippines

Implement existing city ordinance that prohibits sale and promotion of sugary drinks near schools.

Kigali,
Rwanda

Establish and implement guidelines to enforce national smoke-free law at city-level.

Cape Town,
South Africa

Explore options to restrict sale of sugary drinks in city-owned buildings.

Seoul,
South Korea

Collect nutrition and obesity data to inform long-term policy planning and promote reduced sugary drink consumption on subway advertisements.

Barcelona,
Spain

Evaluate the health impacts of the city’s Superblock initiative.

Bangkok,
Thailand

Monitor vehicle speed and increase enforcement in high-speed areas.

Kampala,
Uganda

Implement the city’s smoke-free legislation.

London,
United Kingdom

Launch and evaluate healthy early childhood settings to meet evidence-based social and nutrition guidelines.

Kyiv,
Ukraine

Promoting active mobility and cycling best practices and infrastructure planning in the Rusanivka neighborhood.

Boston,
United States

Enhance existing “Safe Route to Schools” program through updated safe routes maps for children to walk and bike to school.

Chicago,
United States

Monitor and communicate neighborhood air quality data, including indicators of pollution sources.

Philadelphia,
United States

Create a system for routine monitoring of pedestrian and bike counts across the city.

San Francisco,
United States

Establish a surveillance system that integrates NCD data across health care provider systems.

Montevideo,
Uruguay

Propose a new regulation to reduce salt consumption by limiting sodium content in restaurant foods.

Ho Chi Minh City,
Vietnam

Reduce vehicle speeds through new road designs (speed bumps) and media campaign.

Lusaka,
Zambia

Implement traffic calming measures and infrastructure to increase safety of children’s walking routes to and from school.

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