smaller bodies and airways, make them especially vulnerable to dirty air and water. They are exposed to double the pollution inside a vehicle than those walking on busy streets. Their developing organs and immune systems, and smaller bodies and airways, make children especially vulnerable to dirty air and water, says WHO director-general Margaret Chan in a release. Third, several studies also show that polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs a specific class of pollutants formed from fossil fuel combustion and commonly found in areas of high automobile traffic, contribute to a loss of or damage to white matter in the brain. Indian commuters wait for transport amid thick blanket of smog on the outskirts of New Delhi. As Smart News reported last year, another WHO report with up-to-date air monitoring data showed that nine out of ten people worldwide breathe polluted and even dangerous air daily. The new research by NGO Global Action Plan, released to coincide with Clean Air Day on 21 June, was based on experiments across four UK cities Manchester, Leeds, Glasgow and London. AFP/Getty Images 4/10, new Delhi during heavy smog, reuters 5/10. Unicef said of the 20 local authorities with the largest proportion of babies living in them, almost three-quarters breach safe levels for particulate matter. However, exposure to air pollution-particularly smog-does not lead to respiratory diseases only.
The lucky ones have carers who prioritise their needs and strive. Consideration needs to be given to emerging science on nonregulated pollutants tha t may be affecting the health of children today and may also. Environmental risks air pollution, secondhand smoke, unsafe wat er, lack of sanitation and inadequate hygiene kill.7 million children under. Primary school children are being exposed to 30 per cent more. Youngsters driven to school are exposed to twice as much pollution as those.
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The WHO, which is developing a set of environmental targets directed specifically at children, encourages governments to work together to do things like ensure cleaner fuel and reduce emissions. But just how bad is it to co-exist with pollution? "But Clean Air Day reminds us that by taking simple steps, like leaving the car at home for the school importance of stettings in sho run, we can work together to reduce air pollution and protect our health. The first report, Inheriting a Sustainable World: Atlas on Childrens Health and the Environment, reveals that a large portion of the most common causes of death among children ages 1 month to 5 years diarrhea, malaria and pneumonia are preventable by interventions known to reduce. And, while leaded gasoline has been phased out almost entirely in all countries, lead still is widespread in paints, affecting brain development.
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