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Dr. Dinesh Agarwal, Senior Technical Advisor, IPE Global features on Millennium Post

IPE Global | News | November 07, 2018 IST

Dr. Dinesh Agarwal, Senior Technical Advisor, IPE Global features on Millennium Post

The Millennium Post exclusively featured Dr. Dinesh Agarwal, Senior Technical Advisor, IPE Global on 7th November, 2018 where he was quoted as “Air pollution is identified as one of major risk factor for high global burden of disease.  In children and adults, both short- and long-term exposure to ambient air pollution can lead to reduced lung function, frequent respiratory infections and aggravated asthma. Chronic Obstructed Lung Diseases gets aggravated during periods of very poor air quality index, which is being witnessed in Delhi for last couple of days. Maternal exposure to ambient air pollution is associated with adverse birth outcomes, such as low birth weight, pre-term birth and small gestational age births. Emerging evidence also suggests ambient air pollution may affect diabetes and neurological development in children.”

 

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