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Addressing the social and environmental determinants of urban health equity: evidence for action and a research agenda

Akerman, Marco; Hancock, Trevor; Kumaresan, Jacob; Marmot, Michael; Melin, Thomas; Vlahov, David; Friel, Sharon


Urban living is the new reality for the majority of the world’s population. Urban change is taking place in a context of other global challenges—economic globalization, climate change, financial crises, energy and food insecurity, old and emerging armed conflicts, as well as the changing patterns of communicable and noncommunicable diseases. These health and social problems, in countries with different levels of infrastructure and health system preparedness, pose significant development...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011-10
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Urban Health: Bulletin of the New York Academy of Medicine 88. 5 (2011): 860-874
DOI: 10.1007/s11524-011-9606-1


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