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Building healthy cities: the experience and challenges faced by China

Li, Bingqin (2011) Building healthy cities: the experience and challenges faced by China. Urban Age (11).

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Cities are crucial for China’s economic development. Further urbanisation is one of the key elements of post-central planning reform and is seen as the solution to rural poverty. However, as people concentrate in cities, they face various health challenges. These concern not only the provision of good health care services but also the prevention of disease, improving the quality of living environments and maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

Item Type: Article
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Additional Information: © 2011 The Author
Divisions: Social Policy
Subjects: D History General and Old World > DS Asia
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
JEL classification: I - Health, Education, and Welfare > I1 - Health > I18 - Government Policy; Regulation; Public Health
O - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth > O1 - Economic Development > O18 - Regional, Urban, and Rural Analyses
P - Economic Systems > P2 - Socialist Systems and Transitional Economies > P25 - Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Housing; Transportation
Date Deposited: 05 Jul 2012 16:20
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 01:19

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