Prevalence of Health Impacts Related to Exposure to Poor Air Quality Among Children in LICs and LMICs - Summary

1st November 2020
Author: William Avis

This summary is based on a rapid review that provided an assessment of the contemporary health impacts arising from the household (indoor) and ambient (outdoor) air pollution exposure in low-income (LIC) and lower-middle-income countries (LMICs), with a specific focus on children aged under 5 years. The review synthesises findings of key systematic reviews, as well as international and national reports.

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Avis, W. (2020). K4D Helpdesk Summary: Prevalence of health impacts related to exposure to poor air quality in low and lower middle income countries. Brighton, UK: Institute of Development Studies.


1st November 2020


Continent: Global