Empirical Evidence for the Impact of Environmental Quality on Life Expectancy in African Countries

  title={Empirical Evidence for the Impact of Environmental Quality on Life Expectancy in African Countries},
  author={S. Beyene and B. Kotosz},
  journal={Journal of Health \& Pollution},
Background. Protecting the health of citizens is a central aim of sustainable development plans, due to the effect of health on social and economic development. However, studies show that environment-related diseases adversely affect the health status of a people, and this situation is worse for African countries. The Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) targets have included reducing environment-related deaths since 2015. However, there is a lack of empirical findings focused on the effects of… Expand

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