Standardized Toolkit for Identification and Quantification of Dioxin and Furan Releases, 1st edition May 2003
Prepared by UNITED NATIONS ENVIRONMENT PROGRAMME (UNEP) Chemicals Geneva, Switzerland
Improving Health with Improved Cooking Stoves
Improving biomass cooking stoves is a powerful positive health intervention, especially in households that include children. Enclosing stoves prevents skirt fires, and burns that can be deadly or permanently disfiguring. Reducing emissions in cooking stoves, keeps those particles from building up in the lungs of babies, children and other family members, and improves survival rates from pneumonia, influenza, and other infections.