The European Environment Agency (EEA) produces annual air pollution health risk assessments at the European level. These give an objective and comparable estimate of the impacts of air pollution on the population’s health. This briefing provides an overview of the methodology followed in the assessments.

The report presents an updated overview and analysis of air quality in Europe from 2000 to 2016. It reviews the progress made towards meeting the air quality standards established in the two EU Ambient Air Quality Directives and towards the World Health Organization (WHO) air quality guidelines (AQGs).

Around 93% of the world's children under 15 years of age breathe air that is so polluted it puts their health and development at serious risk, accounting for 1.8 billion children, according to this new report published by the World Health Organization.

BAREILLY: After malaria outbreak in Bareilly division, the threat of zika virus looms large over the region as the disease is spread through mosquito bite.

Worldwide, the number of new cases of cancer was estimated in 2012 at more than 14 million, and cancer remains one of the leading causes of mortality in France. Among the environmental risk factors for cancer, there are concerns about exposure to different classes of pesticides, notably through occupational exposure.

Judgement of the Supreme Court in the matter of M. C. Mehta Vs Union of India & Others dated 24/10/2018 on whether Bharat Stage IV compliant vehicles should be permitted to be sold in India after 31.03.2020.

PATNA/GAYA: Dengue has assumed alarming proportions in the state with the number of people suffering from the mosquito-borne disease reaching 671 on Tuesday.

Hyderabad: The Supreme Court has allowed bursting of “safe and green” firecrackers from 8 pm to 10 pm during Diwali as air quality in terms of particulate matter is already reading 55ug/m3, which i

Food safety hazards are increasingly being recognized as a major public health problem worldwide, yet among developing countries, there is limited understanding of the wider-ranging socio-economic costs of unsafe food and the benefits of remedial or preventative measures.

JAIPUR: It’s a double whammy for the state’s health authorities.

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