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Provision of Water and Sanitation Services

Published on 1 January 2011

In the twentieth century, the urban settings of the wealthy nations were largely associated with opportunity, accumulation of wealth, and better health than their rural counterparts. In the twenty-first century, demographic changes, globalization, and climate change are having important health consequences on wealthy nations and especially on low- and middle-income countries.

The increasing concentration of poverty and significant inequalities between urban neighborhoods and the physical and social environments in cities are important determinants of population health.

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Gordon McGranahan

Research Fellow

Publication details

published by
John Wiley and Sons
authors
Parkinson, J., Mulenga, M. and McGranahan. G.
editors
David Vlahov, Jo Ivery Boufford, Clarence E. Pearson and Laurie Norris
isbn
978-0-470-42206-9

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