Patrick O. Lutta's research while affiliated with Maseno University and other places

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Background Indoor air pollution (IAP) remains a major global public health hazard more so in developing countries where use of fossil fuels is still very common. However, despite the popularity of kerosene and fuelwood as energy sources among many households in the Sub-Saharan Africa, little is known about their health effects and the predisposing...
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Background Indoor air pollution (IAP) is an increasing public health hazard in developing countries. Although fuelwood and kerosene are still heavily relied on as energy sources among households in the Sub-Saharan Africa, little information is available concerning the predisposing factors. The aim of this study was to establish the factors predispo...
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Background: Indoor air pollution (IAP) is an increasing public health hazard in developing countries. Although fuelwood and kerosene are still heavily relied on as energy sources among households in the Sub-Saharan Africa, little information is available concerning the predisposing factors. The aim of this study was to establish the factors predisp...

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... In South Africa and Malawi, increased respiratory problems have been observed in homes that utilise biomass fuel (Abera et al. 2021). Acute respiratory infections are more likely to affect women and small children from extended time spent in the kitchen compared to men (Dida et al. 2022). The health effects of IAP include those mentioned above, cataracts and blindness, adverse effects on pregnancy, cancer and cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases (Mocumbi et al. 2019). ...