Health is a sustainable state.

@article{King1990HealthIA,
  title={Health is a sustainable state.},
  author={Maurice King},
  journal={Lancet},
  year={1990},
  volume={336 8716},
  pages={664-7}
}
This commentary by Maurice King questions the viability of current public health strategies. He advocates for an ecological approach that seeks to improve the health of the entire planet. He discusses the concept of the demographic trap. Being demographically trapped refers to a population being stuck in an "unsustainable state with a high birth rate and death rate, with an ever increasing pressure on its resources, and with a rapidly deteriorating environment". King points out that the… CONTINUE READING

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