In Search of Empowering Health Research for Marginalized Populations in Urban Settings: The Value of a Transdisciplinary Approach

Chapter

Abstract

The urban environment has become an important determinant of health in the context of increased urbanization over the last century (Freudenberg, Galea, & Vlahov, 2006; Galea & Vlahov, 2005).

Keywords

Hepatitis Tuberculosis Cocaine Endocarditis Harness 

Notes

Acknowledgements

The authors would like to thank Dr. Peggy Millson, Dr. Sandy Welsh, Dr. Bill Magee and members of iDUUT. We also thank members of the editorial team for their helpful comments on earlier drafts of this chapter.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Ontario Tobacco Research UnitDalla Lana School of Public HealthTorontoCanada
  2. 2.South Riverdale Community Health CentreTorontoCanada

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