Subjects: Children, Child care
Blueair and CRY team up to improve the respiratory health of children in Delhi
Swedish air purification expert Blueair and Indian child right’s organisation CRY, have launched an ambitious initiative to improve the respiratory health of children across Delhi, one of the most polluted cities in the world. Health check-up camps for more 3500 children and air purifiers in community centers across the city are the first steps.
London school reduces indoor air pollution by 96% thanks to donation of Blueair air purifiers
Over 50 schools in London have been identified as suffering from harmful levels of air pollution in a recent School Air Quality Audit Report by the Mayor of London. As a result of the audit, Christopher Hatton Primary School in Camden contacted Swedish company Blueair to donate an air purifier for each of their classrooms which has already led to a reduction in the pollution levels by up to 96%.
The high cost of hay fever
Air pollution makes the pollen season longer and more intense resulting in increased societal costs of reduced productivity and rise in healthcare spending. Despite the fact that about 40% of the world’s population or 3 billion people suffer from hay fever, or allergic rhinitis, the problem is often neglected.