211932 Conceptual frameworks for megacities & public health: What can we learn from the social sciences?

Tuesday, November 10, 2009: 12:30 PM

Gregory Pappas, MD PhD , Senior Deputy Director, Dept. of Health, District of Columbia, Washington, DC
Overview of the role of social sceinces in frameworks for studyign megacities & public health

Learning Objectives:
Describe the impact of social sciences on studying megacities Explain the framework of studying megacities & public health Describe the main health issues in megacities

Keywords: Urban Health, International Health

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: Worked in the field
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.