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Urbanization and Cities as Drivers of Global Health. / Ghani, Fatima; Tsekleves, Emmanuel; Thomas, Yonette Felicity.

Handbook of Global Health. ed. / Ilona Kickbusch; Detlev Ganten; Matshidiso Moeti. Cham : Springer International Publishing, 2021. p. 1-28.

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Ghani, F, Tsekleves, E & Thomas, YF 2021, Urbanization and Cities as Drivers of Global Health. in I Kickbusch, D Ganten & M Moeti (eds), Handbook of Global Health. Springer International Publishing, Cham, pp. 1-28. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-05325-3_3-1

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Ghani, F., Tsekleves, E., & Thomas, Y. F. (2021). Urbanization and Cities as Drivers of Global Health. In I. Kickbusch, D. Ganten, & M. Moeti (Eds.), Handbook of Global Health (pp. 1-28). Springer International Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-05325-3_3-1

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Ghani F, Tsekleves E, Thomas YF. Urbanization and Cities as Drivers of Global Health. In Kickbusch I, Ganten D, Moeti M, editors, Handbook of Global Health. Cham: Springer International Publishing. 2021. p. 1-28 doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-05325-3_3-1

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Ghani, Fatima ; Tsekleves, Emmanuel ; Thomas, Yonette Felicity. / Urbanization and Cities as Drivers of Global Health. Handbook of Global Health. editor / Ilona Kickbusch ; Detlev Ganten ; Matshidiso Moeti. Cham : Springer International Publishing, 2021. pp. 1-28

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