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VideoApril 23, 2021

TDLC Expert's Insight Video Series: What is a Healthy City? Exploring urban concepts through a health lens in a post-pandemic world with Maitreyi Bordia Das

While the COVID-19 pandemic has given us new opportunities to reflect upon public health, the concept of healthy cities has a long history. In this interview, Maitreyi Bordia Das, Practice Manager in the Urban, Disaster Risk Management, Resilience and Land Global Practice at the World Bank, discusses ideas that preceded the pandemic, as well as how COVID-19 is prompting us to reimagine the future of cities. She also discusses key aspects that contribute to a healthy city, investments in data analysis, consultation with residents, and policy formulation.