The 21st century health challenge of slums and cities

  title={The 21st century health challenge of slums and cities},
  author={E. Sclar and P. Garau and G. Carolini},
  journal={The Lancet},
2Starting in 2007, and for the first time in human history, the majority of the world’s population will live in urban areas. According to the latest UN projections, 3 by 2030, the world’s urban population will increase by more than two billion, while the rural population will decline by about 20 million. This shift is largely the culmination of a rapid global urbanisation process that has been underway for more than 250 years. Rapid urbanisation first became manifest in the countries undergoing… Expand
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