Dirty cookstoves pose enormous health risk

Benac, Nancy
November 2010
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/9/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 16, p1718
Academic Journal
The article reports on a global partnership targeting the harmful smoke from dirty cookstoves that poses enormous health risks to individuals in developing countries. It highlights the launch of the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves, a public private partnership led by the United Nation (UN) Foundation to address the negative effects of dirty cookstoves. It also notes UN policy officer Catherine Bellamy stressing the need of further research to understand the health effects of toxic smoke.


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