Air Pollution – Air Borne Diseases

Air Pollution – Air Borne Diseases

 

 

Air Pollution – Air Borne Diseases

 

PREVENTION STARTS WITH YOU.STOP AIR POLLUTION.SAVE THE EARTH

 

  • More than 5.5 million people die prematurely in the world every year due to air pollution related disease conditions. 1 in 4 deaths is due to living and working in a toxic environment.
  • Air pollution is the fourth highest risk factor for death globally and the  leading  environmental risk factor for disease .
  • India and China are the two countries where more than 50% of worldwide deaths occur  due to air pollution .
  • Cardiovascular diseases, lung cancer, chronic obstructive lung diseases, asthma, pneumonia  and bronchitis  are the main diseases caused due to air pollution.
  • Incidences of premature babies being born with poor mental growth are rising  in number due to air pollution in India. Indians have 30%  lower lung function due to the impact of polluted air.
  • Indoor  air pollution is equally hampering the health of people especially children.

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