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Tell President Juncker, the Head of the European Commission and his 27 Commissioners that you want them to protect our health and stop our exposure to hormone disrupting chemicals, also known as endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs). Read more...
International Symposium in French Senate on the impact of early life exposure to toxic chemicals
Earlier this month, HEAL’s Executive Director Genon K. Jensen spoke at an event organised by HEAL member Women in Europe for a Common Future (WECF) on stopping chemicals contamination of pregnant women and babies. HEAL participated in a panel focused on tools and policies to prevent prenatal exposure to toxic chemicals, highlighting protective EDC criteria as an immediate public health opportunity. Read more...
Sixty-ninth World Health Assembly update on chemicals
Last month the World Health Assembly approved a resolution on the health sector’s role in the sound management of chemicals. Delegates reconfirmed their commitment to ensuring chemicals are used and produced in ways that minimise significant adverse effects on human health and the environment by 2020. Read more...
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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
4 - 7, Strasbourg, France: EP Plenary
11 - 12, Brussels, Belgium: Environment Committee vote on food contacts report
11 - 12, Brussels, Belgium: Environment Committee discussion on draft mercury report
11 - 13: 14th TTIP negotiation round (TBC)