n South African Medical Journal - Overview of the 2016 South African Health Review : editorial
|Article Title||Overview of the 2016 South African Health Review : editorial|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Health Systems Trust, 2 Health Systems Trust and 3 Health Systems Trust|
|Publication Date||Jul 2016|
|Pages||655 - 657|
The Global Report on Urban Health: Equitable, Healthier Cities for Sustainable Development, issued in March 2016 by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat), emphasises the need for enhanced governance and leadership to achieve universal health coverage and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Noting that a healthy population forms the foundation for 'sustainable economic growth, social stability, and full realisation of human potential', the report presents 'practical, proven solutions for working across sectors to tackle these ... health challenges', and includes examples of such successes in South Africa (SA).
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