Rapid Urbanization Around the Globe

Cities must be at the forefront of tackling critical global health and development issues.

  • By 2050, an estimated 70% of the world’s population will live in cities.
  • More than 90% of urban population growth will be in low and middle income countries (LMICs).
  • The fastest growing cities in the world are those with a population of approximately 250,000.

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ISUH is the only global professional organization in the world that focuses exclusively on the broad determinants of urban health. Your membership can help us develop and sustain ISUH as an independent voice of our global, transdisciplinary members and strategic partners for health equity in urban settings.