The Urban Diabetes Toolbox enables city and health leaders around the world to create an action plan for tackling diabetes in their city. Based on the experiences of Cities Changing Diabetes partners, the toolbox provides inspiration along with new ways to set the goal, map the challenge, understand the areas of greatest risk and vulnerability, and design interventions to fight diabetes.
Today's cities - home to more than halft the world's population - are struggling to deal with a harmful mix of public health problems: populations are ageing, obesity is rising and pollution has reached toxic levels. What are cities doing to tackle these enormous problems? In this six-part series, Darren Dodd talks to Financial Times correspondents around the world - from Singapore to Copenhagen- about initiatives designed to make cities healthier and more pleasant places to live.