New study finds Pro-Inflammatory Effects of Cook Stove Emissions on Human Bronchial Epithelial Cells
Emissions from more efficient, cleaner-burning cookstoves produced less inflammation in well-differentiated bronchial lung cells. The results support evidence that more efficient cookstoves can reduce the health burden associated with exposure to indoor pollution from the combustion of biomass. Abstract can be found here http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22672519
25th May 2012 Multi-Link group has once again been commended for excellence at the just concluded Gala Night for Jitihada Awards, scooping second runners up in Nairobi, held at Laico Regency Hotel. Jitihada is a brand name for the Kenya National Business Plan Competition, a Micro-Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) Competition project funded by the World Bank. The primary aim of the project is to increase productivity and employment in the MSME sector in Kenya.
Washington, DC (May 4, 2012) – China today announced that it is formally joining the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves, an innovative public-private partnership that brings together more than 350 stakeholders to save lives, improve livelihoods, empower women, and combat climate change by creating a thriving global market for clean and efficient household cooking solutions. China’s announcement comes during a visit by US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton to Beijing. Secretary Clinton, who launched the ...