When governments develop policies, a major limiting factor is availability of sufficient information. Information often does not reach policy makers at the right time or in the form in which it is needed.

Air pollution levels in the megacities of Asia show a stabilizing trend but still exceed World Health Organization guidelines. Studies also show poor air quality, not only in the megacities of Asia, but also in smaller cities.

This report is the first comprehensive literature review to come out of HEI's Public Health and Air Pollution in Asia (PAPA) program. The review builds on an initial assessment conducted in 2004 and describes the current scope of the Asian literature on the health effects of outdoor air pollution, enumerating and classifying more than 400 studies.

The Indonesia Air Quality Profile provides background information and findings on the: State of the Air: What is the air quality in cities? Which of the cities in the country are experiencing air pollution challenges or will soon enter into this situation?; Legal framework for air quality management: What is the air quality management system in place in cities?

This draft of the India Air Quality Profile 2010 prepared by Clean Air Initiative for Asian Cities presents state of air quality in the Indian cities and focuses on the role of stakeholders and legal framework for air quality management system.

Air quality management in cities have been traditionally evaluated using the good versus bad list analysis

NEW DELHI: Systemlife, the Italian company that installed a novel outdoor air-filtration machine as a pilot project at Connaught Place in the heart of the Capital, has claimed success in reducing air pollution in the area.

The unit was installed outside the bustling Rajiv Chowk metro rail station in CP on March 6 in association with the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC).

KARACHI, Jan 26: Sindh Environment and Alternative Energy Minister Sheikh Mohammad Afzal said on Tuesday that the Sindh Environmental Protection Agency (Sepa) had not been able to complete the project pertaining to ambient air quality and vehicular engine maintenance in three cities of the province according to the approved plans because of hindrances in the provision of funds.

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This document describes the methodology used in a recent project to measure pollutant emission factors and conduct detailed characterization of particulate matter (PM) emitted by

Air pollution levels in the megacities of Asia show a stabilizing trend but still exceed World Health Organization
guidelines. Studies also show poor air quality, not only in the megacities of Asia, but also in smaller cities with
populations of 200,000 to 1.5 million. While megacities often receive support for improving air quality; similar

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