Smart Cities and Public Health: A Systematic Review

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Abstract

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.

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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. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.procs.2019.12.214

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