(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2014)

Document title

More rhetoric or less action? Digging into urban health vulnerabilities : insights from urbanizing Accra

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

(1) Univ. of Ghana, Accra, GHANA


This article examines urban health vulnerabilities in Accra, Ghana, in the context of urbanization. Using multiple research techniques, this study highlights how such neglected necessities consign sections of the population to one of the deadly infectious diseases Ghana has ever known—cholera. The paper calls for an all-inclusive and explicitly pro-poor community-led orientation as one of the effective strategy for achieving equity in the urban settings and possibly, helps win the ‘war’ on poor sanitation


Article of periodic

published at : GeoJournal / ISSN 0343-2521 / CODEN GEOJDQ

Editor : Springer, Heidelberg - ALLEMAGNE (1977)

Millesime : 2014, vol. 79, no3 [pp. 357-371]

Bibliographic references : 50 ref.



INIST-CNRS, Cote INIST : 17887

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Go to electronic document thanks to its DOI : doi:10.1007/s10708-013-9498-6

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