Improving air quality needs to be a policy priority for governments globally


Autoři: Aziz Sheikh aff001
Působiště autorů: Usher Institute, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom aff001
Vyšlo v časopise: Improving air quality needs to be a policy priority for governments globally. PLoS Med 17(2): e1003041. doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.1003041
Kategorie: Perspective
doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1003041

Souhrn

In this Perspective, Aziz Sheikh discusses the importance of research to understand the impact of air pollution on human health, commenting on a study by Yaohua Tian and colleagues that examined associations between ambient air quality and risk of hospitalization for pneumonia in adults in China

Klíčová slova:

Air pollution – Air quality – Global health – Health care policy – Health insurance – Hospitals – Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease – Pneumonia


Zdroje

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