REHVA welcomes the new AQGs published by the WHO and stands by the efforts made to improve millions of lives across the globe.
The World Health Organization released updated Global Air Quality Guidelines (AQGs) to offer quantitative health-based recommendations for air quality management, expressed as long or short-term concentrations for a number of key air pollutants: particulate matter (PM2.5 and PM10), ozone, nitrogen dioxide, sulfur dioxide and carbon monoxide.
Compared to 15 years ago, when the previous edition of these guidelines was published, there is now a much stronger body of evidence to show how air pollution affects different aspects of health at even lower concentrations than previously understood.
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