Intersections

2017

Intersections

Good health is one of the greatest gifts of a vigorous, fulfilling life, but clinical care alone cannot produce it. Thriving cities that encourage healthy behavior, investments in quality education and housing, access to good jobs, and global security are other key ingredients. Strengthening the convergence of human and planetary health and a deeper commitment to racial equity and social justice are also prominent in the recipe. Recognizing that a society cannot be healthy if some of its people are barred from realizing their potential, the mission and agenda of many fields are converging on health.

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