Directory of resources on transport, health and environment in developing countries


WHO and UNEP links

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    Air Impacts.org A search engine and internet portal led by the UNEP Risoe Centre on Energy, Climate and Sustainable Development (URC), in partnership with the World Bank, US EPA, the World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe (WHO/Europe), and research institutions. Addresses health and economic impacts of air pollution, including climate change, in both developing and developed countries, Denmark.
    http://www.airimpacts.org
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    Air pollution in the mega-cities of Asia – Asiairnet. Sponsored by the United Nations Environment Programme, the World Health Organization and others. This site contains city profiles, links to resources on health impacts, and resources for air quality management.
    http://www.asiairnet.org/
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    Air quality and health. Bonn, Germany, World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe.
    http://www.euro.who.int/eprise/main/WHO/Progs/AIQ/Home
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    EST goes EAST. Environmentally sustainable transport in Eastern Europe. Sponsored by the United Nations Environment Programme and other international agencies, this site acts as a clearing house for sustainable transport best practices information in Central and Eastern Europe. Geneva, United Nations Environment Programme.
    http://esteast.unep.ch/
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    Diet, physical activity and health. Geneva, World Health Organization.
    http://www.who.int/dietphysicalactivity/en/
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    Health effects and risk of transport systems (HEARTS). Rome, World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe. Tools for modelling the health impacts of exposures to transport-generated pollution.
    http://www.euro.who.int/eprise/main/WHO/Progs/HTS
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    Injuries and violence prevention. Manila, World Health Organization Regional Office for the Western Pacific.
    http://www.wpro.who.int/health_topics/injuries_and_violence_prevention/
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    Injuries: unintentional (accidents) . Surveillance of unintentional injuries. Washington, DC, Pan American Health Organization, Disease Prevention and Control.
    http://www.paho.org/english/ad/dpc/nc/lesion.htm
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    Partnership for Clean Fuels and Vehicles. Established at the World Summit on Sustainable Development in September 2002 to reduce vehicular air pollution in developing countries through the promotion of clean fuels and vehicles. Nairobi, Kenya, United Nations Environment Programme.
    http://www.unep.org/pcfv/main/main.htm
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    The PEP Clearing House – Transport, health and the environment: the Pan-European Programme. The portal for user-friendly access to policy, legal and scientific information, as well as good practices, on Transport, Health and Environment in the pan-European region. Part of the Transport, Health and Environment Pan-European Programme (THE PEP), sponsored by the World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe and the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe, Geneva.
    http://www.thepep.org/CHWebSite/
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    Traffic injuries. Copenhagen, World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe.
    http://www.euro.who.int/healthtopics/HT2ndLvlPage?HTCode=injuries_traffic
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    Transport. Paris, United Nations Environment Programme, Division of Technology, Industry and Economics.
    http://www.uneptie.org/energy/act/tp/index.htm
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    Transport and health. Rome, World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe.
    http://www.euro.who.int/transport. See also: Transport and health: summary of case studies.
    http://www.euro.who.int/eprise/main/WHO/Progs/TRT/modes/20021107_1
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    UNEP greener driving. A United Nations Environment Programme portal co-sponsored with the automobile industry to support environmentally responsible driving habits. Paris, United Nations Environment Programme.
    http://www.greener-driving.net/site/home.html
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    Urban Transport Programme. Nairobi, United Nations Human Settlements Programme.
    http://www.unhabitat.org/programmes/urbantransport/
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    World Health Day 2004: Road safety is no accident. New Delhi, World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia.
    http://w3.whosea.org/EN/section260/section261.htm
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