Doctor in the House: Our Vehicles Are Causing Childhood Asthma
Assoc Prof Dr Jessie Anne de Bruyne, Consultant Paediatrician and Respiratory Physician | Prof Dr Nik Meriam Nik Sulaiman, Department of Chemical Engineering
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About 4 million children worldwide develop asthma each year from inhaling motor vehicle exhaust fumes. We speak to Assoc Prof Dr Jessie Anne de Bruyne, Consultant Paediatrician and Respiratory Physician, for an update on the burden of childhood asthma. Joining us as well is Prof Nik Meriam from the Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Malaya, to discuss the role of public health policies to reduce urban air pollution.
Produced by: Tee Shiao Eek, Lim Sue Ann
Presented by: Meera Sivasothy
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Categories: Health Policy, Diseases and Conditions, Mental Health, Healthy Living, Fitness, Science, SME, Medical Innovation and Technology
Tags: asthma, traffic, air pollution, lung disease, Health and Living, Bigger Picture,