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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Burning Opportunity:
Clean Household Energy for Health, Sustainable Development, and Wellbeing of Women and Children

WHO guidelines for indoor air quality: household fuel combustion

Health in the Green Economy:
household energy


Indoor Air Quality Guidelines: selected pollutants

Clean household energy for all


Burden of disease

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Information material


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Fact sheets,
press releases, presentations

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Other web sites on indoor air pollution




Partnership for Clean Indoor Air

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WHO's Programme on Indoor Air Pollution

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