From Good Intentions to Proven Interventions: Effectiveness of Actions to Reduce the Health Impacts of Air Pollution

  title={From Good Intentions to Proven Interventions: Effectiveness of Actions to Reduce the Health Impacts of Air Pollution},
  author={Luisa V Giles and Prabjit K. Barn and Nino K{\"u}nzli and Isabelle Romieu and Murray A. Mittleman and Stephan F. van Eeden and Ryan W. Allen and Christopher Carlsten and Dave M. Stieb and Curtis W. Noonan and Audrey Smargiassi and Joel D. Kaufman and Shakoor Hajat and Tom Kosatsky and Michael Brauer},
  booktitle={Environmental health perspectives},
BACKGROUND Associations between air pollution and a multitude of health effects are now well established. Given ubiquitous exposure to some level of air pollution, the attributable health burden can be high, particularly for susceptible populations. OBJECTIVES An international multidisciplinary workshop was convened to discuss evidence of the effectiveness of actions to reduce health impacts of air pollution at both the community and individual level. The overall aim was to summarize current… CONTINUE READING

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