Fahad Razak and Lisa Berkman discuss the implications of the study by Riha and colleagues for research into urbanization and the development of noncommunicable diseases. Please see later in the article for the Editors' Summary.
Razak, F., & Berkman, L. (2014). Urban Development in Sub-Saharan Africa: Bearer of Goods and Risks. PLoS Medicine, 11(7). https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pmed.1001684