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Slum health : from the cell to the street

Author: Jason Corburn; Lee W Riley
Publisher: Oakland, California : University of California Press, [2016] ©2016
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"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, reveals that not all slums are equal in terms of the hazards and health issues faced by residents, and suggests how slum  Read more...
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Slum health
Oakland, California : University of California Press, [2016]
(DLC) 2015042220
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jason Corburn; Lee W Riley
ISBN: 9780520962798 0520962796
OCLC Number: 928136992
Description: 1 online resource.
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.
Responsibility: edited by Jason Corburn and Lee Riley.

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Urban slum dwellers - especially in emerging-economy countries - are often poor, live in squalor, and suffer unnecessarily from disease, premature death, and reduced life expectancy. This book  Read more...

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