Asia

This is an article on the paediatric asthma burden attributable to both indoor and outdoor NO2 emissions in China, in the context of SDGs 3, 7, and 11, focusing on the need for effective climate change mitigation policies and clean energy transition.
The availability of food is the basic entity for the survival of human. The resources that make a nation food secured is guided by multiple factors and can be evaluated using a set of indicators. We present an assessment for ranking food security of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) nations represented by Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, the Maldives, Pakistan and Sri Lanka using a set of indicators under the prevailing scenarios of climate change.
World Smart Energy Week is the world’s leading comprehensive B-to-B trade show for smart and renewable energy held twice a year in Japan. The show aims to provide a platform for professionals from across Japan, Asia, and the world to negotiate and network for the future of smart and renewable energy business. This supports SDG 9: to build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation.
This is an article on the impact of government legislation to reduce pesticide use by farmers in India, in support of SDGs 2 and 3, focusing specifically on promoting sustainable agriculture, preventing biodiversity loss, and promoting human health.
This study supports SDG 2 and 3 by exploring the interaction between air pollution and plant-based dietary patterns on cognitive function in adults, finding that adults with higher adherence to plant-based diets had a lower risk of developing poor cognitive function due to long-term exposure to air pollution. These findings suggest that shifting to more sustainable plant-based dietary patterns might be able to attenuate the detrimental neurological effects of air pollution, especially in developing countries.
Map of study areas with changes in annual mean of PM2·5 from 2014 to 2017
This is an article on the associations between long-term exposure to air pollution and cognitive ageing, in the context of SDGs 3 and 11, focusing specifically on the effects of implementing a national clean air policy on ambient concentrations of particulate matter and cognitive function in older adults across China.
This is an article on the relationships between climate and clean-air policies and future health burdens in China, in the context of SDGs 3 and 11, focusing specifically on reducing the human health effects from air pollution.
Elsevier,

Social Sciences & Humanities Open, Volume 3, Issue 1, 2021, 100112

This article explores how men living in Istanbul talk about the sociality of house and care work – vacuuming the house, cooking, doing the laundry – in their everyday lives. The authors believe that the existing trends in so-called ordinary days will enable us to understand the extent to which gender roles are either challenged or re-constructed at home.
The contribution of air pollution to subclinical atherosclerosis in a young population remains limited. This study aimed to assess whether long-term exposure to urban air pollutants increases carotid intima-media thickness (CIMT) in adolescents and young adults.
Elsevier, Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health, Volume 13, 1 January 2022
Background: India has a high COVID-19 burden. The Indian government responded to the pandemic by mandating its population to adhere to certain Protective Measures (PMs). Compliance to these PMs depends on their acceptability and adaptability among the general public. Aims: To explore the perceptions and practices of COVID-19 related PMs among the general public of North India. Methods: Qualitative study in four administrative districts (Lucknow, Etawah, Patna and Darbhanga) of North India. Two urban and two rural districts were purposefully selected.

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