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5 Results for Contextual Factors

5.6 Urbanisation

5.6.3 Recommendations for future research

  • Research is needed to analyse the influence of further aspects particular to urbanised environments on public health interventions, including:
  • Opportunities for disaster preparedness
  • Opportunities for coordination
  • Civil engineering and urban planning in disaster prevention and mitigation
  • Opportunities for the use of social media and other forms of mass communication
  • Opportunities for the control of infectious disease outbreaks.
  • Efficient research methods of identification and targeted intervention of IDP and refugee populations within non- camp urban settings are needed.
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