Events

Combatting Urban Air Pollution Impacts on Maternal and Child Health in Asia: A Science and Policy Dialogue

29 October 2019 to 30 October 2019
Ulaanbaatar
Mongolia

Air pollution results in 7 million premature deaths every year globally. Almost 99% of children under 5 years old in Asian lower-middle-income countries are exposed to levels of fine particulate matter (PM2.5) exceeding the WHO air quality guideline.  According to UNICEF, almost 17 million children under the age of one live in regions where outdoor air pollution is at least 6 times higher than international limits. Furthermore, air pollution is associated with some of the biggest killers of children, such as pneumonia, which is responsible for the deaths of 920,000 children under 5 years of age every year. 

Program and Learning Materials: 
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
29 Oct 2019 Plenary 1 Official Opening and Setting the Scene D. Sarangerel
29 Oct 2019 Plenary 1 Official Opening and Setting the Scene S. Amarsaikhan
29 Oct 2019 Plenary 1 Official Opening and Setting the Scene Karin Hulshof
29 Oct 2019 Plenary 1 Official Opening and Setting the Scene Tapan Mishra
29 Oct 2019 Plenary 1 Official Opening and Setting the Scene Declan Magee
29 Oct 2019 Plenary 2a: Scientific Evidence of Impacts of Air Pollution on Maternal and Child Health Environmental Pollution Across the Lifespan in Mongolia (English)
This presentation discussed the seasonal air pollution and pollution hotspots in Ulaanbaatar. It further explored evidence that points to air...
David Warburton
29 Oct 2019 Plenary 2a: Scientific Evidence of Impacts of Air Pollution on Maternal and Child Health Environmental Pollution Across the Lifespan in Mongolia (Mongolian)
This presentation discussed the seasonal air pollution and pollution hotspots in Ulaanbaatar. It further explored evidence that points to air...
David Warburton
29 Oct 2019 Plenary 2a: Scientific Evidence of Impacts of Air Pollution on Maternal and Child Health Yun Chul Hong
29 Oct 2019 Plenary 2a: Scientific Evidence of Impacts of Air Pollution on Maternal and Child Health S. Unursaikhan
29 Oct 2019 Plenary 2a: Scientific Evidence of Impacts of Air Pollution on Maternal and Child Health Protecting Mother and Children from Air Pollution in the People's Republic of China (English)
This presentation discussed the air pollution issues in the People's Republic of China, the health impacts of air pollution, and government ...
Qiang Wang
29 Oct 2019 Plenary 2a: Scientific Evidence of Impacts of Air Pollution on Maternal and Child Health Protecting Mother and Children from Air Pollution in the People's Republic of China (Mongolian)
This presentation discussed the air pollution issues in the People's Republic of China, the health impacts of air pollution, and government ...
Qiang Wang
29 Oct 2019 Plenary 2b Panel Discussion on Evidence-Based Decision Making and Actions
29 Oct 2019 Plenary 2 Wrap-up Reflections on Presentations and Panel Discussion D. Sarangerel
29 Oct 2019 Plenary 2 Wrap-up Reflections on Presentations and Panel Discussion Karin Hulshof
29 Oct 2019 Plenary 3a: Monitoring Air Quality and Health, and Data Use Monitoring Outdoor and Indoor Air Quality in Asia (English)
This presentation discussed how to monitor air quality, how to use air quality monitoring data depending on one's objectives, and the gaps that...
Jay Turner
29 Oct 2019 Plenary 3a: Monitoring Air Quality and Health, and Data Use Monitoring Outdoor and Indoor Air Quality in Asia (Mongolian)
This presentation discussed how to monitor air quality, how to use air quality monitoring data depending on one's objectives, and the gaps that...
Jay Turner
29 Oct 2019 Plenary 3a: Monitoring Air Quality and Health, and Data Use Monitoring Maternal and Child Health Outcomes (English)
This presentation gave an overview of the health effects of air pollution and how to analyze the impact through routine and accurate scientific...
Kim Mulholland
29 Oct 2019 Plenary 3a: Monitoring Air Quality and Health, and Data Use Monitoring Maternal and Child Health Outcomes (Mongolian)
This presentation gave an overview of the health effects of air pollution and how to analyze the impact through routine and accurate scientific...
Kim Mulholland
29 Oct 2019 Plenary 3a: Monitoring Air Quality and Health, and Data Use Monitoring Air Quality and Health – UK Tools and Guidance (English)
This presentation gave an overview of existing guidance and tools that informs the United Kingdom's local and national government on actions...
Karen Exley
29 Oct 2019 Plenary 3a: Monitoring Air Quality and Health, and Data Use Monitoring Air Quality and Health – UK Tools and Guidance (Mongolian)
This presentation gave an overview of existing guidance and tools that informs the United Kingdom's local and national government on actions...
Karen Exley
29 Oct 2019 Plenary 3a: Monitoring Air Quality and Health, and Data Use Assessing Air Pollution and Health Benefits from Achieving Climate Change Goals in Mongolia (English)
This presentation discussed the aims, methodology, and preliminary results of the Climate and Clean Air Coalition SNAP initiative project in...
Damdin Dagvadorj
29 Oct 2019 Plenary 3a: Monitoring Air Quality and Health, and Data Use Assessing Air Pollution and Health Benefits from Achieving Climate Change Goals in Mongolia (Mongolian)
This presentation discussed the aims, methodology, and preliminary results of the Climate and Clean Air Coalition SNAP initiative project in...
Damdin Dagvadorj
29 Oct 2019 Plenary 3b Panel Discussion on Reducing Exposure to Air Pollution and Strengthening Healthcare Services
29 Oct 2019 Plenary 3 Wrap-up Air Pollution and Child Health (English)
This presentation gave an overview of available data pertaining to Ulaanbaatar's ambient and indoor air pollution and health impact assessments...
Palam Enkhtuya
29 Oct 2019 Plenary 3 Wrap-up Air Pollution and Child Health (Mongolian)
This presentation gave an overview of available data pertaining to Ulaanbaatar's ambient and indoor air pollution and health impact assessments...
Palam Enkhtuya
29 Oct 2019 Plenary 3 Wrap-up Plenary 3 Wrap-up Claire von Mollendorf
29 Oct 2019 Plenary 4a: Evidence, Good Practices, and Lessons Learned in Efforts to Reduce Air Pollution Yaxiang Chen
29 Oct 2019 Plenary 4a: Evidence, Good Practices, and Lessons Learned in Efforts to Reduce Air Pollution Reducing Air Pollution: Reducing Exposure, Mitigating Health Impacts and Climate Change -- Options for Financing (English)
This presentation discussed evidence, good practices, and lessons learned from the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) in efforts to reduce air...
Gajanana Hegde
29 Oct 2019 Plenary 4a: Evidence, Good Practices, and Lessons Learned in Efforts to Reduce Air Pollution Reducing Air Pollution: Reducing Exposure, Mitigating Health Impacts and Climate Change -- Options for Financing (Mongolian)
This presentation discussed evidence, good practices, and lessons learned from the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) in efforts to reduce air...
Gajanana Hegde
29 Oct 2019 Plenary 4a: Evidence, Good Practices, and Lessons Learned in Efforts to Reduce Air Pollution Air Pollution in Asia and the Pacific: Implementing 25 Solutions to Help 1 Billion People Breathe Cleaner Air by 2030 (English)
This presentation gave an overview the top 25 measures that could significantly improve air quality and public health by the year 2030. It further...
Eric Zusman
29 Oct 2019 Plenary 4a: Evidence, Good Practices, and Lessons Learned in Efforts to Reduce Air Pollution Air Pollution in Asia and the Pacific: Implementing 25 Solutions to Help 1 Billion People Breathe Cleaner Air by 2030 (Mongolian)
This presentation gave an overview the top 25 measures that could significantly improve air quality and public health by the year 2030. It further...
Eric Zusman
29 Oct 2019 Plenary 4a: Evidence, Good Practices, and Lessons Learned in Efforts to Reduce Air Pollution Actions on Reducing Air Pollution (English)
This presentation gave an overview of the state of air quality in Mongolia and the government's national program on reducing air and environmental...
Ch. Gantulga
29 Oct 2019 Plenary 4a: Evidence, Good Practices, and Lessons Learned in Efforts to Reduce Air Pollution Actions on Reducing Air Pollution (Mongolian)
This presentation gave an overview of the state of air quality in Mongolia and the government's national program on reducing air and environmental...
Ch. Gantulga
29 Oct 2019 Plenary 4a: Evidence, Good Practices, and Lessons Learned in Efforts to Reduce Air Pollution Combatting Urban Air Pollution Impacts on Maternal and Child Health in Asia (English)
This presentation discussed the United Kingdom's experience in creating clean air action plans as well as policy solutions that were designed...
Mark Broomfield
29 Oct 2019 Plenary 4a: Evidence, Good Practices, and Lessons Learned in Efforts to Reduce Air Pollution Combatting Urban Air Pollution Impacts on Maternal and Child Health in Asia (Mongolian)
This presentation discussed the United Kingdom's experience in creating clean air action plans as well as policy solutions that were designed...
Mark Broomfield
29 Oct 2019 Plenary 4b Panel Discussion on Financing Mechanism for Clean Air and Good Health
29 Oct 2019 Plenary 4 Wrap-up Reflections on Presentations and Panel Discussion Speciose Hakizimana
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
30 Oct 2019 Plenary 5 Main Findings from Day 1
30 Oct 2019 Parallel Session - Asia Group: Develop Urban Clean Air Action Plans for Reducing Health Impacts of Air Pollution Clean Air Action Planning and the Role of the Health Sector (English)
This presentation emphasized the importance of Clean Air Action Plans, as well as the role of the health sector in its development and implementation...
Glynda Bathan
30 Oct 2019 Parallel Session - Mongolia Group 1: Discuss and Refine a National Research Agenda on Air Pollution and Health Air Purifier Use During Pregnancy, Fetal Growth, and Early Childhood Development: The UGAAR Study (English)
This presentation discussed results from the Ulaanbaatar Gestation and Air Pollution Research (UGAAR) Study, which is investigating the relationship...
Ryan Allen
30 Oct 2019 Parallel Session - Mongolia Group 1: Discuss and Refine a National Research Agenda on Air Pollution and Health Air Purifier Use During Pregnancy, Fetal Growth, and Early Childhood Development: The UGAAR Study (Mongolian)
This presentation discussed results from the Ulaanbaatar Gestation and Air Pollution Research (UGAAR) Study, which is investigating the relationship...
Ryan Allen
30 Oct 2019 Parallel Session - Mongolia Group 2: Discuss and Refine a National Communication and Advocacy Strategy Reducing the Impacts of Air Pollution on Maternal and Child Health: The Scientific Evidence and Key Messages for the Public (English)
This presentation discussed current evidence on health impacts from prenatal and early life exposure to air pollution. It also provides key ...
Rufus Edwards
30 Oct 2019 Plenary 6: Presentations on Outcome Document Urban Clean Air Action Plan for Reducing Health Impacts Seon Mi Choi
30 Oct 2019 Plenary 6: Presentations on Outcome Document National Research Agenda of Mongolia Burmaajav
30 Oct 2019 Plenary 6: Presentations on Outcome Document Communication and Advocacy Strategy for Mongolia V. Ganzorig
30 Oct 2019 Closing Session Closing Session N. Tserenbat
30 Oct 2019 Closing Session Closing Session D. Sarangerel
30 Oct 2019 Closing Session Closing Session Alex Heikens

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