Household air pollution is a leading risk factor for disease and death, especially among women and children. In 2016, over 2.6 million premature deaths were from household air pollution. Burning biomass, coal, and kerosene to cook, heat, and light homes is the main cause. This brief was developed by USAID to bring together research results that link reductions in household air pollution with positive health impacts.
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