Urban Health Challenges and Solutions: The Role of Nature


Nature does not limit its influence only to rural populations. In cities around the world, dense living conditions, lack of green spaces, substandard housing, and poor sanitation allow rats and insects to proliferate and pollution to degrade health. But if certain urban characteristics help spread disease, others can curb it, including strategically placed trees, adaptable health systems, and a public health infrastructure that puts equity at its core.

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