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Healthy City Projects in Developing Countries : an International Approach to Local Problems.

Author: Edmundo Werna; Trudy Harpham; Ilona Blue; Grey Goldstein
Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2014.
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With the growth of cities and towns throughout the developing world have come significant health problems. The urban poor are particularly affected, faced with the worst of both worlds: urban problems such as pollution and stress, combined with infectious diseases common in both rural and urban areas. The Healthy City Project shows how to put health high on the agenda of urban officials, integrating it into all  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Werna, Edmundo.
Healthy City Projects in Developing Countries : An International Approach to Local Problems.
Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Edmundo Werna; Trudy Harpham; Ilona Blue; Grey Goldstein
ISBN: 9781134180905 113418090X
OCLC Number: 876512777
Description: 1 online resource (161 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Preface; About the Authors; List of Acronyms and Abbreviations; List of Illustrations; Chapter 1 Introduction; Chapter 2 Establishing Healthy City Projects; Chapter 3 Implementing Healthy City Projects; Chapter 4 Evaluating Healthy City Projects; Chapter 5 Are Healthy Cities Sustainable?; Chapter 6 Conclusion; References; Index.

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With the growth of cities and towns throughout the developing world have come significant health problems. The urban poor are particularly affected, faced with the worst of both worlds: urban problems such as pollution and stress, combined with infectious diseases common in both rural and urban areas. The Healthy City Project shows how to put health high on the agenda of urban officials, integrating it into all other planning and development decisions. Healthy City Projects in Developing Countries presents a comprehensive account of this very important and increasingly influential initiative. D.

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