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Inequitable spatial development and global health

Watch Vitor Pessoa Colombo discuss how inequitable spatial development has an impact on public health in African cities.

In this video, Vitor Pessoa Colombo discusses how inequitable spatial development has an impact on public health in African cities.

Environmental and socioeconomic conditions are interrelated and influence our health and wellbeing. African cities have been shaped by inequitable spatial development processes, characterised by an unequal distribution of resources and social segregation.

This step emphasises the health impacts of inequitable spatial development, advancing it as a pressing issue of global health. Vitor Pessoa Colombo illustrates this by investigating the history of Nairobi, from its colonial past to the current day.

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