Module 101 : Introduction to Global Health

S3 | Urbanization and Global Health

Wednesday, December 14th, 2016 01:00pm-04:00pm

Session Outline

  • The rise of urbanization and what it means for health
  • Health Governance in cities: the case of Bangkok(Thailand)
  • Urban planning for better health outcomes: the case of Delhi (India)
  • Environmental justice in cities: fighting air pollution in Delhi (India)
  • Conclusion

Learning Objectives

  • Demonstrate the importance of local institutional and environmental contexts in assessing the health status of city dwellers
  • Demonstrate the need to reduce health inequalities in cities through clear objectives definition and policies that are population/areas-based