WORLD ASTHMA FOUNDATION TO HOST “TIME TO CLEAR THE AIR SYMPOSIUM” TO ADDRESS INDOOR AIR POLLUTION AND ITS IMPACT ON HEALTH
The World Asthma Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of people living with asthma, is proud to announce the “Time to Clear the Air Virtual Symposium is underwritten by the foundation to raise awareness about the impact of air pollution on human health.
The symposium, scheduled for May 3-4, 2023, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern Time, will bring together experts from academia, government, and the private sector to discuss strategies for improving air quality and protecting human health. The event is FREE to attend and open to the public. Registration is required.
Air pollution is a major public health threat, responsible for over 6.5 million deaths globally each year, according to the World Health Organization.
The quality of air we breathe has a major impact on respiratory and cardiovascular health, as well as other diseases spread by air. The World Asthma Foundation believes that raising awareness about the impact of air pollution is essential to improving public health and well-being.
The ‘Time to Clear the Air Symposium is an opportunity for experts and individuals alike to come together and discuss strategies for improving air quality,” said Alan Gray, Director of the World Asthma Foundation. “We are thrilled to underwrite this event and look forward to engaging with stakeholders from across the globe.”
The symposium will cover a range of topics related to air pollution, including:
Clean air strategies for homes and offices
The impact of air pollution on vulnerable populations
The latest research on air pollution and health
The role of legislation and innovation in improving air quality
Strategies for mitigating the risk of airborne contaminants, including viruses and bacteria
“The symposium will provide an opportunity to learn about cutting-edge research and strategies for improving air quality,” said Alan Gray, a speaker at the symposium. “We hope that attendees will come away with a deeper understanding of the impact of air pollution on health, and with practical strategies for improving air quality in their own lives and communities.”
The “Time to Clear the Air Symposium” is underwritten by the World Asthma Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of people living with asthma worldwide.
For more information about the symposium, including registration details, please visit the World Asthma Foundation’s event at TimeToClearTheAir.com
About the World Asthma Foundation:
The World Asthma Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of people living with asthma worldwide. Our mission is to raise awareness about asthma, support research into new treatments and technologies, and provide resources and support for individuals living with asthma and their families.