The State of Ambient Air Quality in Two Ugandan Cities: A Pilot Cross-Sectional Spatial Assessment

Bruce J. Kirenga*, Qingyu Meng, Frederik van Gemert, Hellen Aanyu-Tukamuhebwa, Niels Chavannes, Achilles Katamba, Gerald Obai, Thys van der Molen, Stephan Schwander, Vahid Mohsenin

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Abstract

Air pollution is one of the leading global public health risks but its magnitude in many developing countries' cities is not known. We aimed to measure the concentration of particulate matter with aerodynamic diameter

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)8075-8091
Number of pages17
JournalInternational Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
Volume12
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 15-Jul-2015

Keywords

  • ambient air pollution
  • particulate matter
  • nitrogen dioxide
  • sulfur dioxide
  • ozone
  • Uganda
  • Kampala
  • Jinja
  • SULFUR-DIOXIDE
  • GREATER CAIRO
  • URBAN AIR
  • POLLUTION
  • NAIROBI
  • AFRICA
  • HEALTH
  • OZONE
  • KENYA
  • PM2.5

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