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International lead poisoning prevention week of action
From 23 to 29 October, HEAL as a partner of the Global Alliance to Eliminate Lead in Paint is supporting the international lead poisoning prevention week of action. Read more...
European Parliament sets strong signals on food contact materials
On 6 October the European Parliament voted with a large majority on a Report about Food Contact Materials (FCM) initiated by the Parliament in order to give their opinion to the Commission on how EU laws on all materials that come into contact with food, from farm to home, are being implemented. Read more...
PAN Europe launches EU tour on EDCs
PAN Europe together with its members and allies including HEAL has launched a tour in Europe to raise awareness on EDCs and call on member states to take action and protect health. In many EU capitals and European cities, events will be organised to inform the European countries about the need for a revised proposal to protect health and the environment. Read more...
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Summary of EP workshop on glyphosate
IPEN and the Endocrine Society’s Introduction to EDCs – available in new languages!
Resource pack: Advice on impacts of EDCs pesticides on pregnant women
Health costs in the EU - How much is related to EDCs? - Available in Spanish - El coste sanitario en la unión europea - ¿Cuánto corresponde a los disruptores endocrinos?
Chemical cocktail leaflet now available in Maltese
Listen to the MP3 recording from CHE Partnership Call - A High Price to Pay: Obesity, Diabetes, and Associated Costs of Exposure to EDCs in the EU, 28 April 2015
Listen to the MP3 recording from CHE Partnership Call - Perinatal Exposure to a Mixture of Common Low-Dose Phthalates and Flame Retardants Leads to Autistic Features in Rats, 15 April 2015
Breakfast television, TVAM, Malta public television
4 Feb 2015, available on Facebook
9 – 12, Austria, Vienna: European Public Health Conference
14 - 18, San Francisco, USA: IPEN Global meeting and toxic-free future forum
16: World COPD Day
21 – 24, Strasbourg, France: EP Plenary