Maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health

Situation analysis of household energy use and indoor air pollution in Pakistan

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World Health Organization

Publication details

Number of pages: 34
Publication date: 2005
Languages: English
WHO reference number: WHO/FCH/CAH/05.06

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Overview

Pakistan has one of the highest childhood death burdens in the world, and pneumonia is the main single cause of death. As a contributor to the pneumonia burden, the country has a significant indoor air pollution problem. WHO/CAH therefore commissioned this review into the situation of indoor air pollution and child health in the country as a basis for further action.