European Urban Health Indicators System, Part 2, URHIS

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European Urban Health Indicators System, Part 2, URHIS

(Funded by European Union within the Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013) under grant agreement number 223711).

Duration: 48 months
Starting date: 01/01/2009




The University of Manchester, United Kingdom

Project aim:

The Project aim is: to develop methodology and validated tools useful to policymakers to make health gains via evidence-based policy decisions for urban populations.

The objectives are to collect data at UA level, provide tools for evidence-based policy and apply the tools in the field and ensuring they are easy and intuitive to use by policymakers.


University of Liverpool, UK

GG&GD, Utrecht, The Netherlands

The Iuliu Hatieganu University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Cluj- Napoca, Romania

Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Norway

GG&GD, Amsterdam, The Netherlands;

Kaunas University of Medicine, Lithuania;

Regional Institute of Public Health, Maribor, Slovenia;

LIGA.NRW, Germany

SAVEZ – Slovak Public Health Association, Slovakia

Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey


South East European University, Former Yugoslavian Republic of Macedonia


Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, Riga, Latvia,

The role of Centre for Disease Prevention and Control of Latvia (CDPC)

CDPC of Latvia takes part in following specific WP-s:

WP-4 „Preparation of protocols for data collection, design and piloting of appropriate instruments”

WP-5 „Collect data & quality control” – by collecting, checking and providing available information about health profile of inhabitants of two LV cities (Riga, Liepaja) - in accordance with defined health indicators.

Country coordinator:

Person in charge of scientific and technical/technological aspects:

Mrs. Jolanta Skrule, Senior Public Health Analyst, Centre for Disease Prevention and Control

+371 67388185


Person in charge of financial aspects:

Mrs. Ilona Laganovska, Ekonomist, Centre for Disease Prevention and Control

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