UCL Grand Challenges


Inoculating Cities

Inoculating Cities: Developing Tools for Urban Pandemic Preparedness is a collaboration between researchers in the faculties of the Built Environment and Population Health Sciences

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1 August 2018

The project team will conduct a systematic literature review to complete a landscape assessment of the current state of global urban pandemic preparedness. We also plan to identify and initiate the building of an online resource of exising urban pandemic preparedness plans.


  • A research agenda for future work in this critical space

  • Recommendations to be presented at the 2018 Annual Summit of the Global Parliament of Mayors on 21-23 October in Bristol, UK

  • Practical tools for municipal leaders to sustainably improve global health outcomes.