Jargon Buster

An approach that looks at the root causes of whether people are healthy or not, such as racism, poverty, and access to healthy food, rather than looking at the choices an individual makes in their everyday life. More information via the National Collaborating Centre for Determinants of Health (pdf).

How towns and cities are designed to benefit the people living in them. Urban design includes the design of buildings, groups of buildings, outdoor spaces, transportation networks and the way these things work together. More information via the Urban Design Group.