Knowledge gaps in the construction of rural healthy homes: A research agenda for improved low-cost housing in hot-humid Africa

Autoři: Lorenz von Seidlein aff001;  Hannah Wood aff003;  Otis Sloan Brittain aff003;  Lucy Tusting aff004;  Alexa Bednarz aff005;  Salum Mshamu aff006;  Catherine Kahabuka aff006;  Jacqueline Deen aff007;  David Bell aff008;  Steve W. Lindsay aff009;  Jakob Knudsen aff003
Působiště autorů: Mahidol Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand aff001;  Centre for Tropical Medicine and Global Health, Nuffield Department of Medicine, University of Oxford, United Kingdom aff002;  Ingvartsen Architects, Copenhagen K, Denmark aff003;  Department of Disease Control, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom aff004;  Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Seattle, Washington, United States of America aff005;  CSK Research Solutions Ltd., Dar es Salaam, Tanzania aff006;  University of the Philippines, Manila, Philippines aff007;  Independent Consultant, Issaquah, Washington, United States of America aff008;  Department of Biosciences, Durham University, Durham, United Kingdom aff009;  School of Architecture, The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Copenhagen, Denmark aff010
Vyšlo v časopise: Knowledge gaps in the construction of rural healthy homes: A research agenda for improved low-cost housing in hot-humid Africa. PLoS Med 16(10): e32767. doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.1002909
Kategorie: Policy Forum


Lorenz von Seidlein and colleagues discuss improving house designs in rural Africa to benefit health.

Klíčová slova:

Africa – Composite materials – Housing – Mosquitoes – Population growth – Sanitation – Water pollution – Bamboo


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