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Indoor Air Pollution and Women’s Health in Rural Areas

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Indoor Air Pollution (IAP) refers to the contamination of air inside and around the building. It is an intense issue on the grounds that indoor air is unquestionably more concentrated with pollutants than open air and can unfavorably influence the inhabitants. Health issues as a consequence to indoor air pollutants might be experienced not long after subjection or after some time. Understanding and controlling probable sources of the indoor air pollution can help decrease danger of indoor health concerns. In this paper, various aspects indoor air pollution, their influence on human health and control strategies has been discussed. Special reference is made to the women’s health in rural areas. Utilization of solid fuels (like wood, dung, coal) for cooking and heating purpose is the significant causation of indoor air pollution in the rural areas, to which women are exposed. Efforts should be made to utilize least polluting fuel for cooking, which can reduce pollution level significantly.

Author(s) Details

Mohd. Yunus Khan
Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Institute of Technical Teachers Training and Research (NITTTR), Chandigarh, India.

Dr. P. Sudhakar Rao
Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Institute of Technical Teachers Training and Research (NITTTR), Chandigarh, India.

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