Fuel for life : household energy and health


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This document draws attention to the impact on public health of household energy practices, and of the use of traditional fuels such as wood, dung and coal. Section 1 looks in some detail at household energy, indoor pollution and health. Section 2 considers the implications of the Millennium Development Goals for household energy, focusing on women and children. Section 3 suggests alternative ways forward, supporting the use of clean fuel, greater investments in household energy and the designing of effective energy programmes

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