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  1. Policy directions in urban health in developing countries-the slum improvement approach.

    Article - En anglais

    The urban development, or housing, sector has a longer experience of addressing the problems of the urban poor in developing countries than the health sector.

    In recent years the policy of « slum improvement », which involves both sectors, has attracted the support of international donors.

    This article documents the development of the slum improvement approach and addresses key issues of the approach which have implications for health planning:

    • covering the poorest dwellers;

    • relocation;

    • land tenure;

    • gentrification;

    • debt burdens and the impact on women.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Développement urbain, Politique logement, Urbanisation, Politique sanitaire, Pauvreté, Milieu urbain, Planification, Homme, Pays en développement, Soin santé primaire, Banlieue

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Urban development, Housing policy, Urbanization, Health policy, Poverty, Urban environment, Planning, Human, Developing countries, Primary health care

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 92-0420152

    Code Inist : 002B30A01C. Création : 199406.