Health and Disease in Global Cities: A Neglected Dimension of National Health Policy

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Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationNetworked Disease
Subtitle of host publicationEmerging Infections in the Global City
Number of pages22
ISBN (Print)9781405161336
StatePublished - Mar 12 2009


  • American cities as "vibrant hubs of great metropolitan regions"
  • Convergent trends in public health intervention
  • Economic development strategies and DOE
  • Health and disease in global cities
  • Health and health systems in four World cities
  • Health risks and contrasting views of urban health
  • Health status and access to health care
  • New York City (NYC) - strategic local role in health
  • Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) nations
  • Public health infrastructure across four World cities

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Earth and Planetary Sciences
  • General Social Sciences

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