CGPH FACULTY: Kirk R. Smith
DATE OF PUBLICATION: January 2014
REFERENCE: Balakrishnan K, Cohen A, Smith KR. Addressing the Burden of Disease Attributable to Air Pollution in India: The Need to Integrate across Household and Ambient Air Pollution Exposures. Environ Health Perspect. 2014 Jan 1;122(1):A6-7. doi: 10.1289/ehp.1307822
SUMMARY/ABSTRACT: In the comparative risk assessment (Lim et al. 2012), performed as part of the Global Burden of Disease (GBD) 2010 Project, air pollution ranked as a leading contributor to the burden of disease in South Asia. Poor air quality in Indian cities continues to present an ominous picture for health burdens attributable to AAP.
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