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Ambient air pollution: A global assessment of exposure and burden of disease

Creator:

World Health Organization (WHO)

Subject Keywords: Air pollution, Pollutant, Burden of disease, Exposure, Health impacts
Set: Fuel Poverty
Type: Report
Region: International (other)
Description:

This report presents a summary of methods and results of the latest WHO global assessment of ambient air pollution exposure and the resulting burden of disease.

Air pollution has become a growing concern in the past few years, with an increasing number of acute air pollution episodes in many cities worldwide. As a result, data on air quality is becoming increasingly available and the science underlying the related health impacts is also evolving rapidly.

Date:

28/09/2016

Rights: © WHO
Suggested citation:

World Health Organization (WHO). (2016) Ambient air pollution: A global assessment of exposure and burden of disease [Online]. Available from: http://www.thehealthwell.info/node/1030240 [Accessed: 26th May 2018].

  

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