Testing the effectiveness of two improved cookstove interventions in the Santiago de Chuco Province of Peru.

@article{Fitzgerald2012TestingTE,
  title={Testing the effectiveness of two improved cookstove interventions in the Santiago de Chuco Province of Peru.},
  author={Christopher S. Fitzgerald and Manuel Aguilar-Villalobos and Adam R Eppler and Stephen C. Dorner and S. L. Rathbun and Luke P. Naeher},
  journal={The Science of the total environment},
  year={2012},
  volume={420},
  pages={54-64}
}
90% of people residing in rural areas of less-developed countries rely on coal and biomass fuels for heating and cooking, leading to high exposures to the products of incomplete combustion. Three Andean communities within the Santiago de Chuco province of Peru received two different models of improved cookstoves. The impact of these stoves in reducing personal exposures and kitchen concentrations of fine particulate matter (PM(2.5)) and carbon monoxide (CO) was evaluated separately in 64 homes… CONTINUE READING

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