Challenges in urban health
A life dedicated to public health
Janice E. Perlman, Ph.D., founder and president of the Mega-Cities Project: Innovations for Urban Life and the author of Favela: Four Decades of Living on the Edge in Rio de Janeiro
As human population increases and cities grow, urban health becomes increasingly challenging.
A researcher with deep ties to Brazil works to stem an infectious disease that afflicts the urban poor.
HIV has spread quickly in St. Petersburg and other major cities and the problem threatens to get worse.
Using social networks to "map" gun violence in America's urban centers and intervene before it is too late.
|A fitter city|
|An early advocate for urban health|
|A conversation with Gretchen Van Wye|
|Health campaigns around the world|
|Eight million and counting|