Urban Health. Individuals, Environment and Land Use Planning in Public Health

Author/s Giuseppina Cersosimo
Publishing Year 2013 Issue 2013/101 Language Italian
Pages 13 P. 14-26 File size 220 KB
DOI 10.3280/SUR2013-101003
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This article explains, based on the concept of public health, what has happened and is happening in terms of live-ability, environment and welfare of citizens with the metaphor of a city-body, with its manifestations of illness and rehabilitation. It is argued that urban planning is a social determinant of health, with which rethinking and redefining strategies to implement practical actions of public health.

Keywords: Public Health, Sustainability, Participation, Quality of Life, Urban Planning, Social Determinants of Health.

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Giuseppina Cersosimo, La salute urbana. individui, ambiente e territorio nella pianificazione sanitaria pubblica in "SOCIOLOGIA URBANA E RURALE" 101/2013, pp 14-26, DOI: 10.3280/SUR2013-101003