Complex Urban Systems for Sustainability and Health


A new model has been developed to investigate the impacts of environmental policies on health

The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UNSDGs) recognise the need to improve both population health and environmental sustainability together.

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1 February 2023

Researchers on the CUSSH project have developed a microsimulation model, MicroEnv, which calculates the impact of environmental exposures on health and health inequalities. This can help policy-makers, as It may act as an aid in selecting policies likely to yield greatest health and environmental co-benefits. MicroEnv allows the integration of a range of health outcomes and the generation of results at a high spatial resolution.

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