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Towards action on social determinants for health equity in urban settings

Kjellstrom, Tord; Mercado, Susan


More than half of the global population now live in urban settings. Urbanization can and should be beneficial for health. In general, nations with high life expectancies and low infant mortality rates are those where city governments address the key social determinants of health. Better housing and living conditions, access to safe water and good sanitation, efficient waste management systems, safer working environments and neighbourhoods, food security and access to services such as education,...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
Source: Environment and Urbanization
DOI: 10.1177/0956247808096128


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