Addressing Inequities in Urban Health: Do Decision-Makers Have the Data They Need? Report from the Urban Health Data Special Session at International Conference on Urban Health Dhaka 2015

@inproceedings{Elsey2016AddressingII,
  title={Addressing Inequities in Urban Health: Do Decision-Makers Have the Data They Need? Report from the Urban Health Data Special Session at International Conference on Urban Health Dhaka 2015},
  author={Helen Elsey and Donald R. Thomson and Ray Yung-Chiou Lin and Uden Maharjan and Sunil Agarwal and James Nicholas Newell},
  booktitle={Journal of Urban Health},
  year={2016}
}
Rapid and uncontrolled urbanisation across low and middle-income countries is leading to ever expanding numbers of urban poor, defined here as slum dwellers and the homeless. It is estimated that 828 million people are currently living in slum conditions. If governments, donors and NGOs are to respond to these growing inequities they need data that adequately represents the needs of the urban poorest as well as others across the socio-economic spectrum. We report on the findings of a special… CONTINUE READING
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