Handbook of Urban Health

Conversely, can city living enhance population health and well-being? Over forty experts from around the world bring a depth of ideas to the Handbook of Urban Health, making the Handbook a focused resource for a range of health disciplines.

Author: Sandro Galea

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 0387239944

Category: Medical

Page: 600

View: 920

Download →

The editors are two of the most prominent researchers in this area. Both are at the Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies. David Vlahov is particularly visible and known as the editor of the Journal of Urban Health. Sandro Galea is very prominent for his research on urban health; in particularly, research done on PTSD and children post-9/11. Thorough analysis of different populations in urban settings and specific health considerations Useful section on methods for the research audience. Applied in nature with section on prevention and interventions There are over 100 urban health centers in North America and there are no thorough, up-to-date ressources.

Related Books

Handbook of Urban Health
Language: en
Pages: 600
Authors: Sandro Galea, David Vlahov
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-06-21 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

The editors are two of the most prominent researchers in this area. Both are at the Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies. David Vlahov is particularly visible and known as the editor of the Journal of Urban Health. Sandro Galea is very prominent for his research on urban health; in particularly,
Handbook of Global Urban Health
Language: en
Pages: 826
Authors: Igor Vojnovic, Amber L. Pearson, Gershim Asiki, Geoff DeVerteuil, Adriana Allen
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-05-09 - Publisher: Routledge

Through interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary perspectives, and with an emphasis on exploring patterns as well as distinct and unique conditions across the globe, this collection examines advanced and cutting-edge theoretical and methodological approaches to the study of the health of urban populations. Despite the growing interest in global urban health, there
Converging Disciplines
Language: en
Pages: 172
Authors: Maritt Kirst, Nicole Schaefer-McDaniel, Stephen Hwang, Patricia O'Campo
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-11-17 - Publisher: Springer

As urban populations grow, new health problems evolve in tandem with longstanding issues. And as a welter of social, environmental, and access factors further complicate the picture, workable solutions require increasingly sophisticated understanding and innovative methods—generally beyond the scope of one professional field. Converging Disciplines introduces the concept of transdisciplinary
Geospatial Technologies for Urban Health
Language: en
Pages: 259
Authors: Yongmei Lu, Eric Delmelle
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-10-18 - Publisher: Springer

This volume presents a timely collection of research papers on the progress, opportunities, and challenges related to the advancement of geospatial technologies for applications in urban health research and management. The chapter authors cover technologies ranging from traditional GIS and remote sensing technologies, to recently developed tracking/locational technologies and volunteered
Urban Health in Developing Countries
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Marcel Tanner
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-04-23 - Publisher: Routledge

The impact of urbanization on the health of citizens in developing countries has received increasing attention recently. This book addresses the problems in an integrated way, looking in detail at both the problems themselves and the action and research necessary to alleviate them. It includes contributions from leading practitioners and