Slum upgrading strategies involving physical environment and infrastructure interventions and their effects on health and socio-economic outcomes, September 2012.
Editorial Group: Cochrane Public Health Group
DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010067, The Cochrane Library
Additional Information(Show All)
This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:
The main objective of this systematic review is to:
examine the effectiveness of slum upgrading strategies, involving physical environment and infrastructure interventions, for improving the health and quality of life of slum dwellers.
Secondary research objectives are to:
examine the effectiveness of slum upgrading strategies, involving physical environment and infrastructure interventions, for improving the socio-economic wellbeing of slum dwellers;
identify slum dwellers’ perceived needs, preferences for slum upgrading, and satisfaction with interventions they receive;
identify potential adverse impacts slum upgrading may have on slum dwellers’ health and wellbeing;
define and identify programme characteristics and components which increase the health and wellbeing of slum dwellers;
identify external contexts that may boost or hinder intervention effects.