The Informal Appropriation of Public Space for Leisure Physical Activity in Lagos and Yaounde (ALPhA)

The ALPhA study explores ways that public space is being appropriated for physical activity in Lagos, Nigeria and Yaoundé, Cameroon.


Integrating health into human settlements policy (LIRA study)

The LIRA study explores the knowledge, attitudes and practices of intersectoral collaboration between health and human settlements sectors among policymakers in Cape Town and Douala.


Our work involves finding solutions that are affordable and created in partnership with local communities.

The goal of the Global Diet and Activity Research (GDAR) group and network is to prevent non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as type 2 diabetes, heart disease in cities in low and middle-income countries.

GDAR builds on the expertise and knowledge of research in several countries in Africa and Latin American and Caribbean regions as well as the UK.

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