Complex Sanitary and Hygienic Characteristics of the Quality of the Megacity Environment

Lyazat Zh. Orakbay, PhD, ScD*; Almaz T. Umbetpaev, PhD; Larisa Yu. Cherepanova, PhD

Scientific Centre of Hygiene and Epidemiology named after Hamza Zhumatov; Almaty, Kazakhstan

*Corresponding author: Lyazat Orakbay, PhD, ScD. Scientific Centre of Hygiene and Epidemiology named after Hamza Zhumatov. Almaty, Kazakhstan. E-mail:

Published: September 16, 2017.  doi: 10.21103/Article7(3)_OA17


The complex assessment of habitat factors that affect the level of sanitary-epidemiological well-being and health status of the population of Almaty city over the past 10 years is presented in this article.

air quality ● atmospheric pollution ● maximum permissible concentration ● harmful emissions

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