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title = "Towards Better and Healthier Air Quality: Implementation of WHO 2021 Global Air Quality Guidelines in Asia",
abstract = "Air pollution is estimated to contribute to approximately 7 million premature deaths, of which around 4.5 million deaths are linked to ambient (outdoor) air pollution (Murray et al. 2020). The deaths attributed to air pollution rank the highest in the Asian Region and thus the implementation of the stricter World Health Organization (WHO) Global Air Quality Guidelines (AQGs) released on 22 Sep 2021 will generate the greatest health benefits in the Asian region. Here we present some key messages and recommendations at national, regional, and global level to promote the strategies for implementation of the ambitious WHO 2021 AQGs in the Asian region.",
keywords = "Air Quality, WHO guidelines, Asia",
author = "Ranjeet Sokhi",
year = "2022",
language = "English",
journal = "Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society",
issn = "0003-0007",
publisher = "American Meteorological Society",

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T1 - Towards Better and Healthier Air Quality: Implementation of WHO 2021 Global Air Quality Guidelines in Asia

AU - Sokhi, Ranjeet

PY - 2022

Y1 - 2022

N2 - Air pollution is estimated to contribute to approximately 7 million premature deaths, of which around 4.5 million deaths are linked to ambient (outdoor) air pollution (Murray et al. 2020). The deaths attributed to air pollution rank the highest in the Asian Region and thus the implementation of the stricter World Health Organization (WHO) Global Air Quality Guidelines (AQGs) released on 22 Sep 2021 will generate the greatest health benefits in the Asian region. Here we present some key messages and recommendations at national, regional, and global level to promote the strategies for implementation of the ambitious WHO 2021 AQGs in the Asian region.

AB - Air pollution is estimated to contribute to approximately 7 million premature deaths, of which around 4.5 million deaths are linked to ambient (outdoor) air pollution (Murray et al. 2020). The deaths attributed to air pollution rank the highest in the Asian Region and thus the implementation of the stricter World Health Organization (WHO) Global Air Quality Guidelines (AQGs) released on 22 Sep 2021 will generate the greatest health benefits in the Asian region. Here we present some key messages and recommendations at national, regional, and global level to promote the strategies for implementation of the ambitious WHO 2021 AQGs in the Asian region.

KW - Air Quality

KW - WHO guidelines

KW - Asia

M3 - Article

JO - Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society

JF - Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society

SN - 0003-0007

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