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Role of Land Use Planning in Improving Public Health

10 Pages Posted: 4 Mar 2012  

Ainul Jaria Maidin

International Islamic University of Malaysia (IIUM)

Date Written: March 2, 2012

Abstract

This research seeks to identify the ways in which land use planning system can be used to improve public health in Malaysia. The present state of Malaysian environment that has been deteriorating owing to the priority accorded to economic development is rather worrying. This study seeks to examine the role that can assumed by the land planning and development process in improving public health. The research also seeks to identify the improvements that can be made to the Malaysian land use planning and development process as a means of improving public health.

Keywords: land use planning, public health

Suggested Citation

Maidin, Ainul Jaria, Role of Land Use Planning in Improving Public Health (March 2, 2012). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2015083 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2015083

Ainul Jaria Maidin (Contact Author)

International Islamic University of Malaysia (IIUM) ( email )

Jalan Gombak
Jalan Gombak
Kuala Lumpur, 53100
Malaysia

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