Prioritizing action on health inequities in cities: An evaluation of Urban Health Equity Assessment and Response Tool (Urban HEART) in 15 cities from Asia and Africa

@inproceedings{Prasad2015PrioritizingAO,
  title={Prioritizing action on health inequities in cities: An evaluation of Urban Health Equity Assessment and Response Tool (Urban HEART) in 15 cities from Asia and Africa},
  author={Amit Prasad and Megumi Kano and Kendra Ann-Masako Dagg and Hanako Mori and Hawa Hamisi Senkoro and Mohammad Assai Ardakani and Samar Elfeky and Suvajee Good and Katrin Engelhardt and Alex Ross and Francisco Armada},
  booktitle={Social science & medicine},
  year={2015}
}
Following the recommendations of the Commission on Social Determinants of Health (2008), the World Health Organization (WHO) developed the Urban Health Equity Assessment and Response Tool (HEART) to support local stakeholders in identifying and planning action on health inequities. The objective of this report is to analyze the experiences of cities in implementing Urban HEART in order to inform how the future development of the tool could support local stakeholders better in addressing health… CONTINUE READING
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