The World Health Organization (WHO) is set to publish the 2021 update to its Global Air Quality Guidelines (AQGs) on 22 September, 2021 – a highly anticipated publication, which is the first update to the WHO AQGs since 2005.
The evidence on the harmful health effects of short- and long-term exposure to pollution has advanced significantly since 2005, and as societies now face serious public health and climate crises which are caused by air pollution, the need for the updated guidelines has never been so urgent.
The European Respiratory Society (ERS) encourages all in the healthcare and public health communities to participate in this free ERS webinar on the launch day of the WHO AQGs 2021. Join us at this essential event to learn about:
- Key updates contained in the WHO AQGs 2021.
- The latest scientific evidence on the impact of air pollution on human health.
- ERS’s policy recommendations and call to action for policymakers.