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Title Megacities and global health / editors, Omar Khan, Gregory Pappas ; [foreword by Ida Susser].

Publication Info. Washington, D.C. : American Public Health Association, [2011]


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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 321 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Conceptual framework : megacities and public health / Greg Pappas -- The urban ecology of megacities / David Vlahov -- Housing, crowding, migration : case study of Dhaka, Bangladesh / Omar Rahman -- Emerging infectious disease threats in megacities : case study of Brazil / Mary Wilson -- Developing health indicators for megacities : case study of the European Urban Health Indicator System (EURO-URHIS) / Arpana Verma -- Environmental and occupational hazards : case study of Karachi, Pakistan / Greg Pappas & Zafar Fatmi -- Forced displacement of African-Americans in New York City and the international diffusion of MDR-HIV / Rodrick Wallace -- Megacities and disaster preparedness / Irshad Shaikh & Greg Pappas -- Tackling health issues in a megacity : case study from London / Neil Blackshaw -- Emergency response : case study of NYC / Linda Landesman -- Suburbs of megacities : case study of Los Angeles / Dennis Andrulis, Najia Siddiqui -- Public health impacts of megacities and primary care responses / Omar Khan, Tom Peterson.
Note Description based on print version record.
Summary Megacities & Global Health brings together important research on infectious diseases, environmental and occupational hazards, disaster preparedness, crowding, urban ecology, and much more. The leading experts in global medicine, public health and urban health provide analysis, commentary and case studies of emerging and established megacities. This book is especially relevant for researchers, program managers, global health professionals, and course directors, by providing up to date overview of this emerging field.
Note GMD: electronic resource.
Subject Urban health.
World health.
Urban Health.
Global Health.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Khan, Omar A., 1973-
Pappas, Gregory, 1952-
Susser, Ida.
American Public Health Association.
Other Form: Print version: Megacities and global health. Washington, D.C. : American Public Health Association, c2011 (DLC) 2010028991
ISBN 9780875532608 (electronic bk.)
0875532608 (electronic bk.)
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