Birmingham And East African Partners Lead The Battle On Air Pollution: Urban Africa's Silent Killer

An alliance of African and British experts are studying the growth of cities in East Africa in a bid to understand how to save lives at risk from air pollution – one of the biggest killers in urban Africa.Led by the University of Birmingham, the international study looks at how rapid urbanisation in three African cities – Addis Ababa, Kampala and Nairobi impacts upon air quality.‘A Systems Approach to Air Pollution in East Africa’ brings together leading UK and East African researchers in air pollution, urban planning, economic geography, public health, social sciences and development studies to provide a framework for improved air quality management in East African cities

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