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A systems approach to urban health and wellbeing has come of age in Africa

September 11, 2017

In 2015, Agenda 2063 was adopted by the African Union (AU) as the united vision for development in Africa. Despite pressing needs driven by Africa’s considerable and complex burden of disease and high levels of health inequity, urban health and urban health equity have not yet emerged as major research and policy priorities in Africa, and as such South Africa, like many other African countries, lags behind in addressing these issues. Read more here

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