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A socially just recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic: A call for action on the social determinants of urban health inequalities

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This commentary by Katrina Hoernke describes how low-income neighbourhoods in urban centres have suffered from the COVID-19 pandemic response. It offers recommendations for changes to housing, healthcare and technology that can help lower the mortality and morbidity numbers in these communities.

 

Reference

Hoernke, K. (2020). A socially just recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic: A call for action on the social determinants of urban health inequalities. Journal of Royal Society of Medicine, 113(12), 482-484. doi:10.1177/0141076820948817

Tags: Access to health services, COVID-19, Housing, Infectious disease, Pandemic/emergency planning, Socioeconomic status , Journal Article

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