Housing and health in three contrasting neighbourhoods in Accra, Ghana.

@article{Arku2011HousingAH,
  title={Housing and health in three contrasting neighbourhoods in Accra, Ghana.},
  author={Godwin Arku and Isaac Luginaah and Paul Mkandawire and Philip Baiden and Alex B. Asiedu},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={72 11},
  pages={1864-72}
}
Although the literature on housing and health is extensive, most research comes from developed countries. Relatively little work on the topic has been done in developing countries such as Ghana where socio-economic and cultural characteristics are generally different. This paper reports on primary research that investigates the relationship between housing and self reported general and mental health in Accra, Ghana. The study focused on how the social and economic dimensions of housing… CONTINUE READING

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