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Revista Facultad Nacional de Salud Pública

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SALAS-ZAPATA, Leonardo et al. Healthy and sustainable cities: strategies in the search for quality of life. Rev. Fac. Nac. Salud Pública [online]. 2016, vol.34, n.1, pp.96-104. ISSN 0120-386X.

This paper discusses the relationship between the proposals of sustainable development and healthy cities as strategies arising from health promotion. To achieve this, social and inter-sect oral participation makes governance an essential requirement for the construction of sustainable and healthy cities that lead to more health equity and improve the quality of life of their populations.

Keywords : healthy city; sustainable development; governance; equity in health; quality of life; health promotion.

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