This searchable map displays the geographic distribution of published work on air pollution and health in East Africa. It is designed to include relevant research articles on air pollution and health, as well as reports and policy briefs from the region identified through electronic databases, reference lists, and experts in the region. The bibliography will be routinely updated and monitored to ensure it reflects the most up to date research in the field. If you have research papers or reports that should be added to the database, please send them to Ada Wright via email.
Users can interact with the map and download curated lists of documents. In addition to the geographic identification, the literature database can also be searched by date, type of study and health outcome. For the purposes of this database, East Africa refers to: Burundi, Ethiopia, Kenya, South Sudan, Rwanda, Uganda, and Tanzania.
Please note the boundaries, names and designations used on this map do not imply official endorsement or acceptance. Disputed boundaries are further marked by dashed lines.
How to use this Interactive Database
Interact with the map and download curated lists of studies by:
- Hovering over a country to display the number of studies in that country.
- Clicking on a country to view the citations of studies in that country.
- Clicking on the “All studies” button to view all the citations included in the map.
- Clicking on the “Unmapped studies” button to generate a table of studies in our library that did not focus on a particular country.
- Clicking on the “Regional studies” button to view studies in our library that looked at air quality and health at a regional level.
- Clicking on the “Select start date” and “Select end date” to view studies in our library that were published in specific time frames.
- Clicking the buttons that appear above each table to filter by study type and health outcome.
- Clicking the “Download CSV File” to download tables of citations.
Add your publications
If you would like to add a relevant study to the database, either in English or in a regional language, please email the citation (and if possible, a PDF copy or a weblink) to firstname.lastname@example.org. If the article is not in English, please include one to two sentences about the study in English.
This interactive database tool was built by ZevRoss Spatial Analysis.