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The Center for Global Public Health is the public health component of the Berkeley Alliance for Global Health, a campus-wide effort to solve major global health challenges through the integration of life sciences and bioengineering with public health.

The Challenge of the Slums (Audio) UCTV

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The Center for Global Public Health is the public health component of the Berkeley Alliance for Global Health, a campus-wide effort to solve major global health challenges through the integration of life sciences and bioengineering with public health.

    The Challenge of the Slums: Urban and Slum Health Implications

    The Challenge of the Slums: Urban and Slum Health Implications

    Over 1 billion people are living in slums worldwide, and many more people are moving in each day, possibly reaching to 2 billion by 2030. UC Berkeley faculty Eva Harris, Lee Riley, Jason Corburn, and Kara Nelson share their experiences in their work in urban/slum health and implications for the future. Moderated by Sally Stansfield, Executive Secretary of the World Health Organization’s Health Metrics Network. Series: "UC Berkeley Center for Global Public Health" [Public Affairs] [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 19745]

    • 58 min
    The Challenge of the Slums: Challenges and Opportunities in Confronting the Challenge of Slums in Africa

    The Challenge of the Slums: Challenges and Opportunities in Confronting the Challenge of Slums in Africa

    Malawian demographer Eliya Msiyaphazi Zulu, founder and director of AFIDEP, the new African Institute for Development Policy in Nairobi, Kenya explores the challenges inherent in slum dwelling. He stresses a holistic approach to healthcare for the urban poor, one that focused as much on prevention – through improved nutrition and immunization against major childhood diseases – as on treatment. Series: "UC Berkeley Center for Global Public Health" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 18721]

    • 28 min
    The Challenge of the Slums: Market-Based Strategies for Health - Can They Work in Slums?

    The Challenge of the Slums: Market-Based Strategies for Health - Can They Work in Slums?

    Dhaval S. Patel, Vice President and Health Systems Director for Marie Stopes International, discusses market based strategies for health care for the urban poor. Series: "UC Berkeley Center for Global Public Health" [Public Affairs] [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 19744]

    • 27 min

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