Preventing disease through healthy environments infographic

A global assessment of the burden of disease from environmental risks

We can improve our environment to improve our health

The main message emerging from this new comprehensive global assessment is that premature death and disease can be prevented through healthier environments – and to a significant degree.

  • Press release: Quantifying environmental health impacts, WHO, 2016.
  • Image source: quantifying_ehimpacts infographic.
  • Download the “Preventing disease through healthy environments: a global assessment of the burden of disease from environmental risks2016 report, PDF 2.41Mb.
  • Download the “Preventing disease through healthy environments: towards an estimate of the environmental burden of disease“, 2006 report, PDF, 8.4Mb.

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