The burden of disease profile of residents of Nairobi's slums: Results from a Demographic Surveillance System

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BACKGROUND With increasing urbanization in sub-Saharan Africa and poor economic performance, the growth of slums is unavoidable. About 71% of urban residents in Kenya live in slums. Slums are characteristically unplanned, underserved by social services, and their residents are largely underemployed and poor. Recent research shows that the urban poor fare… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1478-7954-6-1

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