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Living Mask Free on a Healthy Planet: managing air pollution!

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Air Pollution is a causal factor in respiratory disorders, we will address what is happening locally and across the commonwealth.

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Living Mask Free on a Healthy Planet?

The COVID-19 pandemic is a consequence of our exploitative and unhealthy relationship with the planet. Air Pollution has been identified as a causal factor in a significant number of covid related susceptibilities and deaths! Our Branch meeting on April 22nd, UN Earth Day, is about both Air Pollution & Working for Air Quality! (The Guardian 16th December 2020 "Inquest finds air-pollution a contributory cause of Ella Kissi-Debrah's death in February 2013." Ella died after after three years of seizures and 27 visits to hospital for breathing problems.)

Professor Stephen Peckham (UKC) and Richard Bourne OBE (Ramphol Institute) will be speaking. The zoom based meeting will run from 5.30 – 7.00 pm. details will be circulated later.

Professor Peckham is Director of the UKC Centre for Health Service Studies (CHSS) and Professor of Health Policy at CHSS and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and Mr Richard Bourne (OBE) is Senior Research Fellow at The Institute of Commonwealth Studies and Advisor to the Ramphal Institute, was the Founder Director of the Commonwealth Policy Studies Unit, in 1998. The Institute is running an international Symposium Series on Air Pollution for members of the Commonwealth.

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