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The Urban Health Network for Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC-Urban Health) brings together researchers, practitioners, and policymakers to improve health in the cities of Latin America and the Caribbean.

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 LAC-Urban Health is a regional learning network whose activities and groups support research, training, and policy translation in urban health through collaboration and exchange. The network’s members currently represent 13 countries in the region, as well as the United States, the United Nations Systems, and other countries.

The Network

Mission and History

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LAC-Urban Health was founded in September 2015 and seeks to promote regional and multisectoral collaboration to generate evidence on drivers of urban health.  

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Executive Committee

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The Executive Commitee is made up of founding members and plans the network's guiding strategy and activities. 

Meet the executive committee members


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Our membership represents diverse countries in Latin America, the world, and the United Nations System. 

Meet the network members