Journal article

Improving the health and welfare of people who live in slums

Richard J Lilford, Oyinlola Oyebode, David Satterthwaite, GJ Melendez-Torres, Yen-Fu Chen, Blessing Mberu, Samuel I Watson, Jo Sartori, Robert Ndugwa, Waleska Caiaffa, Tilahun Haregu, Anthony Capon, Ruhi Saith, Alex Ezeh

The Lancet | ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC | Published : 2017


Funding Acknowledgements

The authors thank Aileen Clarke, Christine MacArthur, Trevor Hancock, and Trudy Harpham for their useful review comments during the writing process; and Peter Chilton for his help with references, and preparing the figures and manuscript for publication. RJL and OO are supported by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Collaborations for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care (CLAHRC) West Midlands initiative. WC is supported by the Brazilian National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq). The African Population and Health Research Centre (APHRC) team are supported in part from core support grants from the Hewlett Foundation, the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida), and an anonymous funder. This paper presents independent research and the views expressed are those of the authors and not necessarily those of the funding sources, the National Health Service (NHS), or the UK Department of Health.