Urban Health in the Third World

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Rais Akhtar
APH Publishing, 2002 - Developing countries - 454 pages
 

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The book discusses quality of urban housing in relation to health, resurgence of urban malaria, determinants of morbidity and mortality, as well as the utilization of health services, urbanization/ industrialization and schistosomiasis, perception of urban health hazards, social differentials in the provision of health services, epidemiology and political economy of air pollution, medical pluralism and management of urban health services. 

Contents

Assessing Residential Environmental Health
27
Health Planning and the Resurgence of Malaria
65
A Study of Urban Health
93
Health and Culture in an Urban Indian Context
121
Geography of Health in the City of Colombo
137
Urban Health in Kuala Lumpur
165
Status of Urban Health in the City of Karachi
191
Factors Influencing Mortality and Health Care
207
IllHealth and HealthCare in Khartoum
269
Examples
291
Environmental Health Situation in Ibadan City
301
Social Differentials in the Provision of Health
319
The Epidemiology and Political Economy
343
Childhood Diarrhoea and Medical Pluralism
365
Local Management and the Quality of Urban Health
393
The Urban Environment and Health in a Globalising
423

Determinants of Government and Private Health
223
Urban Growing Industrialization and Health
247

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