Disease burden of air pollution in India

A new paper in The Lancet entitled "The impact of air pollution on deaths, disease burden, and life expectancy across the states of India: the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017" was published on December 5, 2018.  The article is open access and is available here.  Key findings:   Annual population-weighted mean exposure to ambient particulate matter … Continue reading Disease burden of air pollution in India

Training: Environmental Exposure Assessment

In October 2018, CCDC-PHFI-GEOHealth Hub for Research and Capacity Building& Capacity Building and Education Committee of International Society for Environmental Epidemiology (ISEE) organized a Short Course on Environmental Exposure Assessment in India.  Photo courtesy of Dr. Cathryn Tonne The course was taught by: Cathryn Tonne, Associate Research Professor Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal), Spain Laura Beane-Freeman, … Continue reading Training: Environmental Exposure Assessment

Workshop alert!

IIPH-G and NRDC in partnership with Ahmadabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) and IITM are organizing a workshop on "Role of Cities in Addressing Air Pollution to Protect Public Health" on December 05-06, 2018, at Hotel Hyatt Regency in Ahmadabad. The workshop is being organised to bring together city administrators, state pollution control board officials, leading experts … Continue reading Workshop alert!

Conference Alert!

The School of Environmental Sciences, Mahatma Gandhi University, India is organizing an International Conference on Air Pollution and Monitoring in March 2019!   About the conference: The conference organized by School of Environmental Sciences, Mahatma Gandhi University focuses on the developmental research works on air pollution, its chemical transformation in different environment and toxicity. The conference will provide … Continue reading Conference Alert!

New report on energy access in India

CEEW India has released a new report entitled Access to Clean Cooking Energy and Electricity. The Access to Clean Cooking Energy and Electricity – Survey of States (ACCESS) is India’s largest multidimensional survey on energy access. The largest panel-data on energy access in India, the survey is conducted across six of the major energy-access-deprived states in the country … Continue reading New report on energy access in India