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6th Biannual Meeting for the Salud Urbana en América Latina Project 

October 21-25, 2019
Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Perú 

The sixth biannual meeting of the Salud Urbana en América Latina (SALURBAL) project will convene project team members and collaborators from the across the region to provide updates on project data, systems modeling, policy evaluation studies, and dissemination activities. The team will discuss solutions for cross-cutting data and analytical issues, and advance research proposals and publications during small group working sessions.  

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Levels and determinants of urban mortality: A focus on cities of Latin America

September 4, 2019
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA 

On September 4, 2019, a half-day event organized by the Drexel Urban Health Collaborative will convene SALURBAL project researchers and regional experts to discuss challenges to collecting and working with mortality data in Latin America, and what we can learn about how urban environments might be influencing mortality and life expectancy across the region. Ana Diez Roux, Dean of Drexel’s Dornsife School of Public Health, four invited speakers with expertise from across Latin America, and three SALURBAL researchers from the Drexel Urban Health Collaborative will present their results and insights. 

This event will also mark the launch of the latest SALURBAL data brief, which details the experience of the SALURBAL project in harmonizing and describing mortality data across 366 cities in 10 countries in Latin America. 

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Health, Housing, and Neighborhood Interventions in Brazil (Saúde, habitação e políticas urbanas no Brasil)

May 24, 2019
Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Salão Nobre
Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazi

The SALURBAL policy symposium engages local communities, policy audiences, technical experts, and researchers in a dialogue around urban health interventions and shares experiences of those involved in their design, implementation, and evaluations of their health impacts. The event encourages debate regarding linkages between data and evidence and policymaking to inform multi-sectoral urban policies that improve health. The symposium has no registration cost and is open to the public. 

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5th Biannual Meeting for the Salud Urbana en América Latina Project & 7th Meeting of the Urban Health Network for Latin America and the Caribbean

May 22-23, 2019
Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil 

The fifth biannual meeting of the Salud Urbana en América Latina (SALURBAL) project and seventh meeting of the Urban Health Network for Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC-Urban Health) brings together collaborators from country hubs and project partners. The biannual meetings are an opportunity for the SALURBAL team to share updates and collaboratively plan next steps over a three-day event that includes works-in-progress presentations, plenary sessions, and working meetings. 

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