World Health Design is published in print and online four times a year by the International Academy for Design & HealthTo access all previous issues of World Health Design, click here.WHD also publish special reports on Healthy City Design and Sustainable Healthcare Design, follow this link to view the publications.Design & Health is a global, interdisciplinary knowledge community dedicated to creating and sharing research findings concerning the interaction between architecture, science, technology and culture in the promotion of human health, wellbeing and quality of life.Our vision: Improving health through designTo create social, economic and cultural value within global communities through the promotion and advocacy of high quality research based design and professional practice in the development of salutogenic built environments and technologies that improve human health, wellbeing and quality of life.Our missionTo be the leading global forum for researchers, practitioners, decisionand policy makers and industry.Our objectives• To serve as the leading global forum for researchers, practitioners, industry, governmental agencies and non-governmental organisations (NGO’s)• To develop and promote the exchange of information, knowledge and research• To advocate design standards that contribute to health• To collaborate as research partners in the development of built environments• To provide training in research, practice, industry, governmental and NGO leadersOur values• To be creative, innovative and inspirational with integrity and honesty• To embrace sustainability in our business practices, products and services• To be a global learning organisation• To be transparent and accountable• To develop our stakeholders interests and exceed their expectations• To demonstrate a high level of corporate social responsibility and empathy• To be fair and not to discriminate on economic, social, cultural or political groundsReadershipWorld Health Design is a subscription based journal with an interdisciplinary readership that includes architects, designers, developers, health scientists, clinicians, health managers, psychologists, economists working within government, academia and business. To subscribe, click here.EditorialThe editorial content strives for a balanced mix of scientific articles and research papers combined with business and professional content including news, opinion, thought leader interviews, project reviews, book reviews, feature articles, events diary, letters, product information and advertising. The editorial team welcomes submissions from researchers and practitioners. Click here for contributor guidelines and media information.Advisory BoardAll editorial is advised on, reviewed and approved by World Health Design’s Editorial Advisory Board, made up of an interdisciplinary mix of global experts based in research and practice from around the world.World Health Design's Editorial Advisory Board is comprised of leading researchers and practioners with multidisciplinary backgrounds from all over the world.Board of Editorial Board of journal WHD;
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