Defining Urban Medicine and System Development

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Chavanant Sumanasrethakul


Objective: Define the definition of Urban Medicine in Thailand and recommend for Urban medicine development

Methods: Qualitative research by documentary search and interview stakeholder working in public health and medicine at management level of health units

Results: Urban medicine were defined based on disease and health risk which definite prevalence data or have health impact and health service system in urban context, especially urban underserved population Urban medicine development should be done based on multidisciplinary work and inter-organization work

Conclusion: Urban medicine development for improvement of urban health status


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