Workshop on air pollution and health in East Africa

March 13, 2023

The workshop will review the status of current data and evidence on air quality and health effects of air pollution in the region and connections to current policy debate and actions. Make plans to join us virtually during this exciting 3-day event!

Brussels meeting on air pollution and health

February 27, 2023

On behalf of HEI, the European Respiratory Society (ERS) and the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology (ISEE), we are pleased to announce a May 24, 2023 meeting to be held in Brussels, Belgium. The aim of this meeting is to discuss the recently proposed revisions to the European Union's Ambient Air Quality Directive (AAQD), its strengths and weaknesses, identify remaining challenges and explore additional policy options.

HEI announces new Environmental Justice Program

February 24, 2023

HEI is launching a new Environmental Justice (EJ) Program that builds on and expands HEI’s research funding model to better meet the needs of historically marginalized communities while addressing environmental inequities.

Inequities persist in air pollution exposure across European Union cities

January 18, 2023

The new State of Global Air European Union Regional Air Quality Snapshot finds that air quality remains a concern in cities across the European Union (EU). This new data comes at a time when proposals to tighten the EU Air Quality Limit Values are in discussion; the proposed standards are also aligned more closely to the 2021 World Health Organization Air Quality Guidelines.

Explore our new interactive East Africa database

January 10, 2023

We are delighted to launch a geographically organized interactive database that highlights the growing body of evidence on air pollution and health in East Africa.