Indoor air pollution

Research and evaluation

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Research constitutes a key building block along a spectrum of activities that are required in working towards the reduction of the health burden from indoor air pollution.

WHO particularly emphasizes the importance of ongoing and planned intervention projects but also encourages research into the impacts of indoor air pollution on a range of health outcomes.

A thorough evaluation of the various health and broader impacts of interventions to reduce indoor air pollution will help generate the evidence that is required for making sound policy recommendations.


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NEW:

WHO guidelines for indoor air quality: household fuel combustion

Health in the Green Economy:
household energy

News

Julia Roberts, Ambassador for Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves

Indoor Air Quality Guidelines: selected pollutants

Clean household energy for all

Statistics

Burden of disease

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Databases

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Information material

Publications

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Fact sheets,
press releases, presentations

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Links

Other web sites on indoor air pollution

Partnerships

UN-Energy

UN-Energy

Partnership for Clean Indoor Air

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WHO's Programme on Indoor Air Pollution

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