This new documentary film produced by the CLEAN-Air (Africa) research team at the University of Liverpool tells the story of this major health and environmental challenge through the accounts of cooks, students, the head teachers of two schools, and those leading an exciting new initiative aiming to convert school kitchens from use to wood fuel to clean fuels such as LPG right across East Africa.
Air pollution is a critical issue for health, climate and development globally, and especially so for Africa. To date, facilities for accurate measurement of air pollution in Africa have been limited. This is now set to change with the opening of a new ‘State-of-the-Art’ air pollution laboratory at the Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI), in Nairobi.
A short report on a WHO hosted stakeholder workshop held in Nairobi 15-16 November 2023 that was designed to build innovative partnerships for securing universal access to clean, safe and efficient household energy in Kenya