Cities are Engines of Transformation – and Urban Health is the Fuel

By |2020-06-22T12:41:16+02:00April 4th 2018|Basic Infrastructure & Housing, Health & Education, Urban Health, , , , |

The benefits of cities are rarely distributed equitably. Particularly for the poor and disadvantaged, cities have a high rate of health hazards and risks. To address these dangers, city leaders need to take a multidisciplinary, rights-based approach. Maria Jose Amilibia argues that by leveraging cities’ unique opportunity to scale up essential services, we can truly transform the urban health landscape.