Research Articles from Abroad
Obesity and the poor women living in urban slum areas: health system response Digna N Purwaningrum1*, Mubasysyir Hasanbasri2, Laksono Trisnantoro1
Analysing local-level responses to migration and urban health in Hillbrow: the Johannesburg Migrant Health Forum Jo Vearey1,2*, Kirsten Thomson3, Theresa Sommers1,2 and Courtenay Sprague2,3,4
Accumulation of health risk behaviours is associated with lower socioeconomic status and women's urban residence: a multilevel analysis in Japan Yoshiharu Fukuda*, Keiko Nakamura and Takehito Takano
An economic way of reducing health, environmental, and other pressures of urban traffic: a decision analysis on trip aggregation Jouni T Tuomisto* and Marko Tainio
Disparities in obesity among rural and urban residents in a health disparate region
Contribution of smoking and air pollution exposure in urban areas to social differences in respiratory health Tamara Schikowski*1, Dorothee Sugiri1, Verena Reimann1, Beate Pesch2, Ulrich Ranft1 and Ursula Krämer1
Chronic non-communicable diseases and the challenge of universal health coverage: insights from community-based cardiovascular disease research in urban poor communities in Accra, Ghana
Cardiovascular comorbidities among public health clinic patients with diabetes: the Urban Diabetics Study Jessica M Robbins*1, David A Webb1 and Christopher N Sciamanna2
Behavioral antecedents for handwashing in a low-income urban setting in Bangladesh: an exploratory study
World Urbanization Prospects
Water and Urbanization
UN-Water Decade Programme on Advocacy and Communication (UNW-DPAC)
Basic Principles of Healthy Cities: Health Determinants(2009).
Andy Walker; Determinants of Health, Healthy Cities, and Health Inequalities;
W. T. Caiaffa, A. A. L. Friche, M. A. S. Dias, A. L. Meireles, C. F. Ignacio, A. Prasad, and M. Kano; (2013); Developing a Conceptual Framework of Urban Health Observatories toward Integrating Research and Evidence into Urban Policy for Health and Health Equity.
Samuel Oji Oti, Michael Mutua, George S Mgomella, Thaddaeus Egondi, Alex Ezeh and Catherine Kyobutungi; (2013); HIV mortality in urban slums of Nairobi, Kenya 2003–2010: a period effect analysis.
Bianca V. Carrion, Valerie A. Earnshaw, Trace Kershaw, Jessica B. Lewis, Emily C. Stasko, Jonathan N. Tobin, and Jeannette R. Ickovics; (2014); Housing Instability and Birth Weight among Young Urban Mothers.
Monica Magadi, Eliya Zulu, and Martin Brockerhoff; () ; The Inequality of Maternal Health in Urban Sub-Saharan Africa.
Donatien Beguy, Joyce Mumah, Lindsey Gottschalk; (2014); Unintended Pregnancies among Young Women Living in Urban Slums: Evidence from a Prospective Study in Nairobi City, Kenya.
Kristin Mmari, Nan Astone; (2014);Urban adolescent sexual and reproductive health in low-income and middle-income countries.
Mark R. Montgomery and Alex C. Ezeh; (); Urban Health in Developing Countries; Insights from Demographic Theory and Practice.
URBAN HEALTH INEQUITY AND WHY IT MATTERS.
David E. Sahn and David C. Stifel; (2002); Urban-Rural Inequality in Africa.
Jean-Christophe Fotso, Alex Ezeh, Nyovani Madise, Abdhallah Ziraba, Reuben Ogollah; (2008); What does Access to Maternal Care Mean Among the Urban Poor? Factors Associated with Use of Appropriate Maternal Health Services in the Slum Settlements of Nairobi, Kenya.