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The Telegraph – First death linked to air pollution as government asthma advisor finds ‘striking association’ with girl’s fatality

A nine year-old girl’s fatal asthma attack is the first death to be linked directly to air pollution.

Ameyaw Debrah.com – Meet Rosamund Adoo-Kissi-Debrah, the secondary school teacher who ran for Lewisham East MP

PEOPLE & LIFESTYLE Meet Rosamund Adoo-Kissi-Debrah, the secondary school teacher who ran for Lewisham East MP
ByAmeyaw DebrahPublished on June 19, 2018 SHARE TWEET COMMENT
During last week’s by-elections in the UK Parliament constituency of Lewisham East, a friend sent me the results, which had the name of a Ghanaian in the running.

The Standard – Green candidate in Lewisham East by-election who lost daughter to severe asthma attack

The mother of a young girl who died after a severe asthma attack is ramping up her fight against toxic air by taking her first step into politics.

Rosamund Adoo-Kissi-Debrah is standing for the Green Party’s candidate in the Lewisham East by-election on Thursday and is calling for the proposed ban on diesel cars to be brought forward by a decade.

Friends of the Earth – UK air pollution and asthma: the right to clean air

Tell me a little about the Ella Roberta Family foundation
We educate people and raise awareness about the seriousness of asthma. We want to understand the reasons why it’s not being taken seriously.

One of the areas we’ve branched out into is looking at the pollution levels in Lewisham [south east London] because they are very high. This brought us in contact with Friends of the Earth.

Lewisham Council Meeting – Ella Roberta Foundation

Lewisham Council Agenda item – The Ella Roberta Foundation