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1.4M People In Europe, Central Asia Die Prematurely Due To Polluted Environments; At Ministerial Conference, U.N. Agencies Urge More Action

U.N. News Centre: Polluted environments kill 1.4 million in Europe annually; U.N. agencies urge stepped-up action
“As some 1.4 million people in Europe and Central Asia die prematurely each year from polluted environments, United Nations agency heads at high-level meeting call for regional leaders to scale up action to stem environmental deaths and diseases. ‘In the era of Sustainable Development, we can prevent the 1.4 million environment related deaths by making health a political choice across all government sectors,’ said Dr. Zsuzsanna Jakab, World Health Organization regional director for Europe (WHO/Europe), at the opening of the Sixth Ministerial Conference on Environment and Health in Ostrava, Czech Republic…” (6/13).

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