The Resource Urban health : global perspectives, David Vlahov [and others], editors ; foreword by Michael R. Bloomberg

Urban health : global perspectives, David Vlahov [and others], editors ; foreword by Michael R. Bloomberg

Label
Urban health : global perspectives
Title
Urban health
Title remainder
global perspectives
Statement of responsibility
David Vlahov [and others], editors ; foreword by Michael R. Bloomberg
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"In clear and concise terms a distinguished list of contributors offer an introduction to the most critical issues in global and urban health. It reviews key themes with illustrative examples and cases, and contains the most current evidence. It links social determinants and urban life in developed and developing countries. It also contains assessment of primary determinants of well-being in cities: social and built environments, diet, and health care and social services. Also covered are topics on history of public health in cities, the impact of urban sprawl and urban renewal, and the common challenges"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
362.1/042
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RA566.7
LC item number
.U73 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Public health/vulnerable populations
Label
Urban health : global perspectives, David Vlahov [and others], editors ; foreword by Michael R. Bloomberg
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Mark R. Montgomery
  • 4.
  • Migration, health systems, and urbanization
  • Ndioro Ndiaye, Manuel Carbhallo, and Rougui Ndiaye-Coïc
  • 5.
  • Immigrant health in Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Arnoud P. Verhoeff ad Roel A. Coutinho
  • 6.
  • City case studies: global climate change and cities
  • Tord Kjellstrom and Patricia Monge
  • 1.
  • 7.
  • Age-friendly New York City
  • Ruth Finkelstein and Julie Netherland
  • 8.
  • Global infectious diseases and urbanization
  • Thomas C. Quinn and John G. Bartlett
  • 9.
  • City case studies: confronting the new epidemics in our cities
  • (Stephen Leeder, Angela Beaton, Cathie Hull, Ruth Colagiuri, and Michael Ward
  • 10.
  • Urban health in a global perspective
  • Chronic disease care in Nairobi's urban informal settlements
  • Catherine Kyobutungi and Alex Ezeh
  • 11.
  • Crime, violence, public health, and urban life
  • Richard H. Schneider
  • 12.
  • A global perspective on disasters and their consequences in the urban environment
  • Maria Steenland, Godfrey Mbaruku, and Sandro Galea
  • 13.
  • City case studies: urban terrorism
  • David Vlahov and Jo Ivey Boufford
  • Robert J. Bunker and Pamela L. Bunker
  • 14.
  • The culture of peace against violence in Zagreb
  • Stipe Oreskovic.
  • 15.
  • Urban health services and health systems reform
  • Julio Frenk and Octavio Gómez-Dantes
  • 16.
  • Case city studies: information flow and integrated e-health systems
  • Veronica Olazabal, Ticia Gerber, Beatriz de Faria Leao, Claudio Giulliano da Costa, Karl Brown, and Ariel Pablos-Me;ndez
  • 2.
  • 17.
  • Governance for health in London: utilizing the health impact assessment
  • Sue Atkinson
  • 18.
  • Provision of water and sanitation services
  • Jonathan Parkinson, Martin Mulenga, and Gordon McGranahan
  • 19.
  • Urban transportation
  • Rae Zimmerman and Carlos E. Restrepo
  • 20.
  • Globalization
  • Informal settlements: in search of a home in the city
  • Vanessa Watson
  • 21.
  • Urban air quality
  • Jonathan M. Samet
  • 22.
  • Urban planning and aesthetics
  • Carola Hein, Kalala Ngalamulume, and Kevin J. Robinson
  • 23.
  • Healthy urban governance
  • Ted Schrecker and Ronald Labonte
  • Scott Burris and Danielle Ompad
  • 24.
  • Global business at the local level
  • Nicholas Freudenberg
  • 25.
  • Citizen action for urban poverty reduction in low- and middle-income nations
  • David Satterthwaite
  • 26.
  • City case studies: healthy cities: lessons learned
  • Agis Tsouros and Geoff Green
  • 3.
  • 27.
  • The healthy city program in Shanghai
  • Fu Hua
  • 28.
  • Urban health and governance model in Belo Horizonte, Brazil
  • Waleska Teixeira Caiaffa, Ana Luiza Nabuco, Amélia Augusta de Lima Friche, and Fernando Augusto Proietti
  • 29.
  • Improving population health in a rapidly urbanizing world
  • Nicole Volavka-Close and Elliott D. Sclar
  • 30.
  • The demographics of urbanization in poor countries
  • Future directions
  • Jacob Kumaresan
Control code
ocn696560247
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed
Extent
1 online resource (xxviii, 500 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780470880821
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
fd5f79b0-6dcc-4069-9b27-a29ee89a8901
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b2503361x
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)696560247
  • pebco0470880821

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