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Quality of life and wellbeing high on Sharjah’s urban planning agenda

Sharjah Urban Planning Council (SUPC) has launched the Sharjah Waterfront Bicycling and Jogging Path project, a 27 kilometre track that will ultimately link Ajman and Dubai via Sharjah city. The new project is one of a wide range of urban development initiatives in the emirate that focus on the wellbeing and quality of life of its residents. The Sharjah Waterfront ...

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WHO names Sharjah ‘Healthy City’

Sharjah has been officially named as a WHO Healthy City, during the visit of senior officials from the World Health Organisation (WHO). Joining the WHO Healthy Cities programme in 2012, Sharjah has been able to meet 88 percent of the 80 programme criteria, becoming the first Middle Eastern country to be accredited as a WHO Healthy City. The WHO Healthy ...

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Sharjah achieves WHO Healthy City status

Sharjah has been recognised by the World Health Organisation (WHO) as the Middle East’s first Healthy City, as a result of the city meeting a wide range of criteria set by the WHO Healthy Cities programme. The programme engages local governments in health development in an effort to prioritise health on the social, economic and political agenda. The WHO Healthy ...

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