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Hidden cities: unmasking and overcoming health inequities

WHO/UN-HABITAT report – November 2010

Hidden cities: unmasking and overcoming health inequities in urban settings

Available online PDF [145p.] at:  http://bit.ly/cJYptP

“…..The report, Hidden cities: unmasking and overcoming health inequities in urban settings, will enable city leaders and urban planners to identify deprived populations and target measures to improve their health.

“….The report is based on a new analysis that looks beyond city averages or beyond the usual information from cities and towns to identify hidden pockets of ill-health and social deprivation. Past efforts have largely focused on data averages, and on differences between cities. The new approach combines available demographic data with novel analysis to unmask urban averages. These findings allow city leaders and policy makers to look at trends, even within neighbourhoods and understand differences within as well as between cities.

Contents:

Part One. The dawn of an urban WORLD

  • Chapter 1. The rise of modern cities
  • Chapter 2. Health in an urban context
  • Chapter 3. Urban health inequity and why it matters

Part Two. Unmasking hidden cities

  • Chapter 4. Urban health inequities revealed
  • Chapter 5. Achieving the Millennium Development Goals
  • Chapter 6. Urban governance for reducing health inequities
  • Part Three. Overcoming urban health inequities
  • Chapter 7. Building an evidence base for actionChapter 8. Taking action
  • Conclusion: The price and the promise of our urban world
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