The George Institute For Global Health
United Kingdom

Urban Air Pollution and Cardiovascular Health

29/06/2012 - 16:00
Event location: 

Room B 1301, Horizon Tower
No.6 Zhichun Rd, Haidian District, Beijing

Major cities in Asia, particularly in China also suffered from air pollution from urbanization and motorization. The increasing cardiovascular morbidity and mortality has become a major concern of public health among Asian countries.

Many premature cardiovascular deaths come from unhealthy lifestyle and diets; however, the environmental (air) pollution may play an important role in cardiovascular health. Ta-Chen Su presents some new evidences of cardiovascular effects of air pollution in Taiwan.

Speaker: Ta-Chen Su, MD, PhD