HEALTHY CITY PROGRAMME IN AFRICA
Dr Greg Goldstein
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The WHO Healthy Cities programme is a public health approach that builds upon the old idea that living and environmental conditions are responsible for health. It is a development activity that seeks to put health on the agenda of decision makers in cities, to build a strong lobby for public health at the local level, and to develop a local, participatory approach to dealing with health and environmental problems. The living conditions - including the physicall environment. and the social and economic conditions..