WHO Europe Interview Discusses Air Pollution’s Impact On Health

WHO Regional Office for Europe: Beat air pollution to protect health: World Environment Day 2019
“Beat air pollution — that is the theme for World Environment Day on 5 June. The air that we breathe is fundamental to our existence; yet, we sometimes forget the impact that the quality of the air has on our health and well-being. Although there are many reasons why the global community should be stepping up action to combat air pollution, perhaps the most compelling is the direct positive impact that such action will have on our health and the health of our children. To mark World Environment Day, Dr. Dorota Jarosińska, program manager responsible for air quality at the WHO European Centre for Environment and Health (ECEH) in Bonn, Germany, answered some of the most pressing questions about air pollution, its impacts on health, and what we are doing about it…” (6/5).

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