Built Environment Health Research: The Time Is Now for a Canadian Network of Excellence
Muhajarine, Nazeem, Canadian Journal of Public Health
Every generation since World War II has faced its own great public health challenges. In the post-war period, the challenge was the integration back into society of young men and women who had fought a war that took a terrible toll on life and spirit; in the 1960-70s, efforts to control or eradicate smallpox, polio and malaria dominated; in the 1980-90s, tobacco control, heart disease, stroke and HIV/AIDS commanded attention; and in contemporary times, SARS, the H1N1 flu epidemic, mental health and a host of natural and human-made catastrophes have been added to the mix. But of all the great public health challenges, the global epidemic of obesity has emerged as the nemesis of our …
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Publication information: Article title: Built Environment Health Research: The Time Is Now for a Canadian Network of Excellence. Contributors: Muhajarine, Nazeem - Author. Journal title: Canadian Journal of Public Health. Volume: 103. Issue: 3 Publication date: November/December 2012. Page number: S3+. © Canadian Public Health Association Jan/Feb 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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