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The Burden of Disease of Air Pollution: New Challenges for the Region of the Americas. Special Program on Sustainable Development and Health Equity (SDE - PAHO/WHO) and the United Nations Environmental Program (UNEP) 25 March 2014. Mara Angélica Murillo Correa UNEP - LAC. Maria P. Neira,

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The Burden of Disease of Air Pollution: New Challenges for the Region of the Americas

Special Program on Sustainable Development and Health Equity

(SDE - PAHO/WHO) and the United Nations Environmental Program (UNEP)

25 March 2014


Mara Angélica Murillo Correa

UNEP - LAC

Maria P. Neira,

WHO

Paulo Artaxo

USP, Brazil

Horacio Riojas-Rodríguez

INS, Mexico

Luiz Augusto Galvão

SDE, PAHO/WHO


PM10 and PM2.5 standards in some countries in the Americas and the WHO Air Quality Guidelines


PM10 in selected cities in the Americas

Source: PAHO/WHO. The Environment and Human Security. In Chapter III, Health in the Americas, 2012


% Population using solid fuels, 1990-2010

% SFU

Source: elaborated from data provided by Bonjour S et al., 2013


Countries > 50% de SFU in 1990:Trends 1990-2010

% SFU in HAI, GUT &PAR has not been modified between 1990 and 2010

Source: elaborated from data provided by Bonjour S et al., 2013

Countries with highest percentage of population with ,SFU in 1990 in Latin America and the Caribbean, trends 1990-2010


Agnes Soares da Silva, MD, MPHRegional Advisor, Environmental EpidemiologySDE, [email protected]


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