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Urban Sanitation: Health Challenges of the Urban Poor

Author Affiliations

  • 1School of Studies in Social Work, Bastar University, Jagdalpur, Chhattisgarh, INDIA

Res. J. Family, Community and Consumer Sci., Volume 1, Issue (3), Pages 1-6, May,27 (2013)

Abstract

Sanitation is linked with the livelihoods and incomes. Urban poverty is generally associated with poor quality housing,overcrowded, unsanitary slum settlements, ill-health related to spread of infectious diseases. The Public health managementsystem aims at developing new research methods and generating the necessary scientific basis to underpin informed policydecisions on health systems, and more effective and efficient evidence-based strategies of health promotion, diseaseprevention, diagnosis and therapy. The strategy of this part of the Health Theme is to put the citizen first where research onhealthcare is concerned, aiming at bringing the results of health research to the benefit of citizens in particular throughbenchmarking, comparisons and analysis of models, systems and data. The Public health management system promotes asystematic implementation of health services at grass root level.

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