Smart Cities and Public Health: A Systematic Review

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Objectives - The study reported in this article aimed to identify: i) the most relevant smart cities' applications with impact in public health; ii) the types of technologies being used; and iii) the maturity level of the applications being reported. Methods - A systematic review was performed based on a search of the literature. Results - A total of 19 articles were retrieved. The articles report applications to support surveillance of populations and environmental conditions and to promote healthy lifestyles. Conclusion - Although relevant arguments were made regarding the importance of smart cities' infrastructures to support public health, most of the articles report applications in an early stage of development.




Rocha, N. P., Dias, A., Santinha, G., Rodrigues, M., Queirós, A., & Rodrigues, C. (2019). Smart Cities and Public Health: A Systematic Review. In Procedia Computer Science (Vol. 164, pp. 516–523). Elsevier B.V.

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