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Spatial epidemiology of urban health risks in select West African cities
Book Item (Buchkapitel, Lexikonartikel, jur. Kommentierung, Beiträge in Sammelbänden)
 
ID 4652993
Author(s) Sy, I.; Thiam, S.; Kouassi, R. M.; Traoré, D.; Cissé, B.; Koné, B.; Ndione, J. A.; Steinmann, P.; Diène, A. N.; Cissé, B.; Utzinger, J.; Cissé, G.; Tanner, M.
Author(s) at UniBasel Thiam, Sokhna
Steinmann, Peter
Utzinger, Jürg
Cissé, Guéladio
Tanner, Marcel
Year 2021
Title Spatial epidemiology of urban health risks in select West African cities
Editor(s) Makanga, P. T.
Book title Practicing health geography: the African context
Publisher Springer
Place of publication Cham
Pages 57-76
ISSN/ISBN 978-3-030-63470-4 978-3-030-63471-1
Number Global perspectives on health geography
Abstract West African cities face critical societal challenges that are linked to environmental and health changes. These challenges are further exacerbated by urbanization dynamics, climate change, socio-economic mutation and lack of capacity for sustainable urban development, governance and basic services delivery. The deficiency of environmental sanitation and ecosystem services have led to high complexity of urban health risks inequalities, resulting in the need for more research on efficient urban health policies. The purpose of this contribution is to present the main findings on the spatial epidemiology of diarrhaea and malaria, and their associated risks factors in the following select West African cities. Spatial variability of exposure to diarrhaea and malaria transmission is linked to several health risks such as lack of access to water and sanitation, solid wastes management, urban flooding,
edoc-URL https://edoc.unibas.ch/91334/
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Digital Object Identifier DOI 10.1007/978-3-030-63471-1_5
 
   

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