Objective: This paper will describe the impact on the human lung of haze from forest fires in Indonesia based on data collected from different provinces.
Methodology: Data were collected from personal reports from pulmonologists working in the area as well as from province/district health offices and hospitals.
Results: These data show that there was a significant impact of haze to the human lung. There was a significant increase in respiratory conditions, lung function complaints and other related impacts.
Conclusion: Further studies, especially cohort studies, should be undertaken so that the long-term' impact of pollution from forest fires can be known.