Health and environmental impacts of replacing kerosene-based lighting with renewable electricity in East Africa
Volume: 63, Pages: 16 - 23
Published: Aug 1, 2021
Lighting sources have been overlooked in previous estimates of the health burden attributable to household air pollution (HAP). However, lighting sources can be an important predictor of personal exposure to HAP in countries with limited access to electricity. We modeled the health and environmental impacts of hypothetical intervention scenarios that replace kerosene-based lighting with renewable electricity in East Africa. We used comparative...