Healthy Cities An International Movement: Are we ready to participate?
Janet Takarangi, Palmerston North
Reference: Takarangi, J. (1989). Healthy Cities An International Movement: Are we ready to participate? Nursing Praxis in New Zealand, 5(2), 7-10.
Healthy Cities as an idea can be traced to a Conference in Toronto in 1984. A paper by Dugl called ‘The Healthy City’ brought together an ecological and holistic approach to health within the Health for All framework (Ashton 1988).