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Air Pollution in Developing Countries & Acute Respiratory Infection in Children

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Air Pollution in Developing Countries & Acute Respiratory Infection in Children
Authors (non HEDON members)
M R Pandey, J S M Boleij, K R Smith, E M Wafula
Abstract
Respiratory diseases are the main cause of morbidity and mortality in children in developing countries. Among these diseases, acute respiratory infections (ARI) are responsible for nearly a third of all childhood deaths under 5 years of age. Although immunisation and case-management are partly effective in ARI, it seems clear that long-term solutions will depend on the control of risk factors...
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18
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miriam@hedon.info

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Health
Keywords
AirPollution    RespiratoryDiseases    ARI    Children    BoilingPoint18   

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