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

By | 2018-04-05T16:53:45+00:00 April 4th 2018|basic infrastructure & housing, health & education, , , , , , |

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.

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Antananarivo, Madagascar: Partnership for water access transformation

By | 2017-12-14T15:43:24+00:00 December 14th 2017|basic infrastructure & housing, water & sanitation, , , , , , , |

In order to reach the Sustainable Development Goals related to water, sanitation and hygiene, the government of Madagascar has drawn up an action plan and commissioned JIRAMA, the country’s state-owned electricity and water provider, to improve access to safe water supply.

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