The Challenge of the Slums: Challenges and Opportunities in Confronting the Challenge of Slums in Africa

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Sep 06 2010 28 mins  
Malawian demographer Eliya Msiyaphazi Zulu, founder and director of AFIDEP, the new African Institute for Development Policy in Nairobi, Kenya explores the challenges inherent in slum dwelling. He stresses a holistic approach to healthcare for the urban poor, one that focused as much on prevention – through improved nutrition and immunization against major childhood diseases – as on treatment. Series: "UC Berkeley Center for Global Public Health" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 18721]