Commission on Creating Healthy Cities

The Commission on Creating Healthy Cities is run by the Global Centre on Healthcare & Urbanisation at Kellogg College, University of Oxford; the Prince’s Foundation is an active partner in the Centre and as such will co-host the Commission. The Commission will investigate the links between urban design and the risks and effects of infectious disease outbreaks and other serious threats to health and well-being, most immediately the Covid-19 crisis.

Latest publications


New GCHU Publication: "Global, regional, and national consumption of controlled opioids: a cross-sectional study of 214 countries and non-metropolitan territories" - Dr Georgia Richards

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Cycling in the city

New GCHU Report: "Preventable deaths involving cyclists in England and Wales: Solutions to improve their safety" - Louis Odgers

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Read the latest in our blog series - Irina Kolegova asks "Does public space shape a democratic, peaceful and healthy society?"

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GCHU Public Seminars

The Centre hosts a series of seminars – open to the public – throughout the year. These lively discussions bring together a panel of speakers to address contemporary, and often controversial, issues in healthcare and urbanisation.