Slum health : from the cell to the street /

"Urban slum dwellers--especially in emerging-economy cities--are often poor, live in squalor, and suffer unnecessarily from disease, disability, premature death, and poor life expectancy. Yet living in a city can and should be healthy. Slum Health highlights why and how slums can be unhealthy,...

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Other Authors: Corburn, Jason (Editor), Riley, Lee W. (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Oakland, California : University of California Press, [2016]
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Slum health: framing research, practice & policy
  • From the cell to the street: slum health in Brazil
  • Urban upgrading and health in Nairobi, Kenya
  • Indian cities and slum health planning
  • Gaps and future considerations.