News on our policy work
Banning toxics: the untapped opportunity
HEAL starred as a guest blogger in Breast Cancer UK’s prevention week blog. Both organisations call for better regulations of chemicals and a wider recognition of the need for changes in environmental policy to breast and other cancer prevention. Read more...
The case for flame retardant free furniture
Earlier this month HEAL joined a coalition of NGOs to stress concerns about the implications from the presence of harmful flame retardants chemicals in furniture products. 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
28 - 29: ECHA EDCs expert committee
28 - 30: Gastein Health Forum
30: World Heart Day
6 - 7, Belgium: Expert meeting of member states on EDC criteria
20 - 21: HEAL General Assembly
20 - 21, Belgium: EU Heads of State Summit
24 - 27, Strasbourg, France: EP Plenary
25, Zurich, Switzerland: Food Packaging Forum workshop
7 – 18, Marrakech, Morocco: UNFCCC COP22 - HEAL delegation participating
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