Using soft and smart power to create a healthy, liveable and sustainable city

Billie Giles-Corti

“In September 2011, a high-level UN meeting brought together leaders from across the globe to discuss the prevention and control of chronic diseases. This meeting acknowledged that the global burden of preventable health conditions such as cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes was so immense that if uncurbed, it will cripple global health systems and undermine social and economic development …”