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7 May 2014 WHO Press Conference WHO to launch air quality and health database, covering 1600 cities.
The 2014 WHO Air Quality global database (updated from the 2011 edition) covers almost 1600 cities in 91 countries, highlighting air pollution levels and trends. The database shows the cities where air pollution and the related health risks are highest. It follows last month’s release of information on the global health impact of indoor and outdoor air pollution.
Dr Maria Neira, WHO Director for Public Health, Environmental and Social Determinants of Health
Dr Carlos Dora, Coordinator, Interventions for Healthy Environments, WHO Dept for Public Health, Environmental and Social Determinants of Health
Sophie Bonjour, Scientist, Evidence and Policy on Environmental Health, WHO Dept for Public Health, Environmental and Social Determinants of Health
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