Urban Blight And Health

An adequate number of competently-prepared health professionals are necessary, but not sufficient to enhance community and individual health status. Environmental defects pose challenges to making advances in health improvement as described in a research report from the Urban Institute on urban blight and public health.

The report can be obtained at http://www.urban.org/sites/default/files/publication/89491/urban_blight_and_public_health.pdf.