Designing regions, cities, neighbourhoods and islands that are conducive to health also means supporting major transformations of the health system.
Creating environments conducive to health and well-being
Quai 22 – the city reinvented
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Friday March 20th, 2020
(Français) Des territoires favorables au bien-être et à la santé
(Français) Imaginer des territoires, villes, quartiers, îlots favorables à la santé, c’est aussi accompagner les grandes transformations du système de santé en déclinant localement des solutions qui répondent aux défis actuels.
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