Vol. 13 No. 2 (2020): Climate Change & Health

Air Pollution: A Tale of Two Cities

Ramyadevi Ravindrane MBBS iBSc
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, UK
A cycle by a stone cottage

Published 2020-04-18


  • air pollution,
  • New Delhi,
  • London,
  • morbidity

How to Cite

Ravindrane, R. (2020). Air Pollution: A Tale of Two Cities. Sushruta Journal of Health Policy & Opinion, 13(2). https://doi.org/10.38192/13.2.4


This article describes the battle with air pollution in two large cities, London and Delhi. Air pollution is a major cause of morbidity and mortality across the globe, particularly affecting those in large, urban environments. Action has been take to reduce pollution levels and some improvement have been seen, but not to a significant enough degree. We as healthcare professionals have a responsibility to advocate for greater change to be made.


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