Policy Modelling

The Measurement and Modelling working group focuses on developing and implementing protocols for measurement of urban environmental features and exposures, with a focus on air quality, noise, transportation mode and safety, and housing. In addition, the group works on acquiring data for modelling and on applying models to characterize baseline status of environmental exposures and the impacts of specific policy scenarios, to cities in the Pathways project. Using our collective experiences in London and Vancouver, work to date has largely focused on development of methods for air pollution, noise and transportation characterization in Accra which can then be applied in other Pathways cities where existing data are lacking.


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Adjei-Boadi D; Agyei-Mensah S; Adamkiewicz G; Rodriguez JI; Gemmell E; Ezzati M; Baumgartner J; Owusu G

Neighbourhood, built environment and children’s outdoor play spaces in urban Ghana: Review of policies and challenges Journal Article

Landscape and Urban Planning, 218 , pp. 104288, 2022.

Wang J; Alli AS; Clark S; Hughes A; Ezzati M; Beddows A; Vallarino J; Nimo J; Bedford-Mose J; Baah S; Owusu G; Agyemang E; Kelly F; Barratt B; Beevers; Agyei-Mensah S; Baumgartner J; Brauer M; Arku RE

Nitrogen oxides (NO and NO2) pollution in the Accra metropolis: Spatiotemporal patterns and the role of meteorology Journal Article

Science of The Total Environment, 803 , pp. 149931, 2022.

Fussell JC; Kelly F

Mechanisms underlying the health effects of desert sand dust Journal Article

Environment International, 157 , pp. 106790, 2021.

Chang J; Deng Q; Guo M; Ezzati M; Baumgartner J; Bixby H; Chan Q; Zhao D; Lu F; Hu P; Su Y; Sun J; Long Y; Liu J

Trends and Inequalities in the Incidence of Acute Myocardial Infarction among Beijing Townships, 2007–2018 Journal Article

International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18 (23), pp. 12276, 2021.

Clark SN; Bennett JE; Arku RE; Hill AG; Fink G; Adanu M; Biritwum RB; Darko R; Bawah A; Duda RB; Ezzati M

Small area variations and factors associated with blood pressure and body-mass index in adult women in Accra, Ghana: Bayesian spatial analysis of a representative population survey and census data Journal Article

PLoS Medicine, 2021.

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