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Published by Spon Press in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • WHO Healthy Cities Project -- Congresses.,
  • WHO Healthy Cities Project.,
  • Urban health -- Congresses.,
  • Urban Health.,
  • Health Policy.,
  • Urban Health Services -- organization & administration.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Takehito Takano.
    GenreCongresses.
    ContributionsTakano, Takehito, 1949-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA566.7 .H432 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3672706M
    ISBN 100415288444
    LC Control Number2003004325

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The purpose of this paper is to evaluate the progress made by European cities in relation to Healthy Urban Planning (HUP) during Phase IV of the World Health Organization's Healthy Cities programme (–). The introduction sets out the general principle of HUP, identifying three levels or phases of health and planning integration.

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