Anca Gheorghica - THINK ABOUT IT TH!NK ABOUT IT #3 en Copyright 2012 2012-03-07T23:11:51+00:00 Anca Gheorghica - World Health Day – 7 April 2010 In the beginning of this new millennium, the people living in cities overreached the number of people living in villages. A billion people worldwide live in urban slums and increasing urbanization has created many health-related problems, states WHO. Urbanization is associated with many health challenges related to water, environment, violence and injury, noncommunicable diseases and their risk factors like tobacco use, unhealthy diets, physical inactivity, harmful use of alcohol as well as the risks associated with disease outbreaks. Health 2010-04-06T15:41:55+00:00 Anca Gheorghica - Development without growth? The almost fabulous comfort… of many past and present societies made us forget the most elementary reality of economic life, the fact that, among all the things that are required for our living, only the purely biological ones are indispensable for our survival. Nicholas Georgescu-Roegen, 1971 Politics 2010-04-03T13:27:42+00:00