Smog the New Unfortunate Reality: A Catastrophe Public Health Concern in Decreasing Life Spans of Pakistani Population

Smog the New Unfortunate Reality: A Catastrophe Public Health Concern in Decreasing Life Spans of Pakistani Population

Authors

  • Saira Afzal
  • Naila Bajwa

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.21649/jspark.v3i1.388

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Abstract

The air pollution that is currently engulfing T Pakistan is a public health emergency. Pakistan's "smog season" begins in the fall and early winter and seems to be getting worse every year. Lahore and other cities in the region frequently rank among the worst places in the world for air quality.1 According to a University of Chicago study, the consequences of the smog will shorten people's lives in Lahore by an average of seven years. The Punjab administration acted decisively after the Air Quality Index (AQI) in Lahore reached a concerning peak of 409 in November.2

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Published

2024-02-19

How to Cite

Afzal, S., & Bajwa, N. (2024). Smog the New Unfortunate Reality: A Catastrophe Public Health Concern in Decreasing Life Spans of Pakistani Population. Journal of Society of Prevention, Advocacy and Research KEMU, 3(1), 1. https://doi.org/10.21649/jspark.v3i1.388

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Editorial

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