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Date Title
26/06/2014 Fracking: a serious but still underestimated threat to public health
26/06/2014 Sixty-seventh World Health Assembly closes after passing multiple resolutions
26/06/2014 Third WHO Environmental Health Economics Network
26/06/2014 EU Commission publishes roadmap for EDCs criteria options
26/06/2014 France put EDCs on agenda of Environment Council
26/06/2014 How TTIP could harm our health
26/06/2014 Round Table discussion on EDCs and public health
26/06/2014 Poland: HEAL co-organises air quality meeting in Zakopane
26/06/2014 Health cost of planned coal power plant in Poland
26/06/2014 Likely health effects of planned coal power plant in Stade
26/06/2014 Announcement of closure of Austrian coal plant
26/06/2014 Environment Council discusses the EU clean air package
26/06/2014 Joint Task Force on health aspects of air pollution
26/06/2014 WHO on air pollution in global cities
26/06/2014 New Brochure on domestic coal combustion in Poland
18/06/2014 Health costs in the EU - How much is related to EDCs?
17/06/2014 Statement in Response to Events in Pungeşti, Romania on the Evening of June 11, 2014
14/05/2014 In the spotlight: Elections to the European Parliament 22 – 25 May
14/05/2014 Proposed plans for US/EU trade deal would weaken health, consumer, worker, environmental protections
14/05/2014 HEAL launches social media tools in Poland
14/05/2014 France launches EDC strategy with a clear message for Europe
14/05/2014 HEAL at event in Poland on environmental pollution and health effects
14/05/2014 Health costs of the planned Czeczott power plant in Poland
14/05/2014 Génon K. Jensen receives award for advocacy on air quality
14/05/2014 Analysis: will the EU air package deliver?
14/05/2014 New IPEN Mercury Guide
09/05/2014 Health costs of coal power generation in Austria
11/04/2014 HEAL participates on CHE call “Endocrine Disruption: Widening the Scope”
11/04/2014 Congratulations to the winners of the Jean and Leslie Douglas “Pearl Award” for "providing a sustainable earth for future generations.’’
11/04/2014 How TTIP could harm our health by affecting chemicals regulation
11/04/2014 BPA is toxic to reproduction says European Chemicals Agency
11/04/2014 Pesticide Action Week proves another great success
11/04/2014 EU must lead on climate action says Ban Ki-moon
11/04/2014 HEAL and EEB request EU Commission to review Polish pollution exemptions
11/04/2014 Poland: policy changes needed to improve air quality
11/04/2014 HEAL presents views at Clean Air for Europe hearing
11/04/2014 One in eight deaths are due to air pollution, says WHO
06/03/2014 Mid-term review of WHO Environment and Health process, November 2014
06/03/2014 EU Summit on chronic diseases
06/03/2014 Health at Paris’ environmental film festival
06/03/2014 Global Health and Justice in a changing environment
06/03/2014 Call for action on EDCs by the European Parliament and member states
06/03/2014 Time to act: protecting children from hormone disrupting chemicals
06/03/2014 First EDC Expert group meeting, Helsinki
06/03/2014 First time screening of ‘La Mort est dans le Pré’ in Brussels
06/03/2014 Joint contribution to Energy Community Treaty revision consultation
06/03/2014 The return of coal: German TV documentary
06/03/2014 New coal power units in Opole, Poland raise health concerns
06/03/2014 EU Commission launches legal action over UK air quality
06/02/2014 Better training for health care professionals in environmental and health medicine
06/02/2014 Global NGOs welcome WHO support for new Mercury Convention
06/02/2014 Open door for increased pollution from industrial plants
06/02/2014 New French law will ban non-agricultural use of pesticides from 2020
06/02/2014 Law case on access to information on environmental pesticide-testing
06/02/2014 Save the date! Pesticide Action Week 20 – 30 March
06/02/2014 Delays continue of EU EDC Strategy
06/02/2014 Disappointment at lack of EU legislative action on shale gas
06/02/2014 Children and EDCs: Génon K. Jensen to speak at Brussels conference
22/01/2014 HEAL reacts to Commission’s proposal on 2030 EU climate and energy policy
20/01/2014 31st International Environmental Film Festival (FIFE)
17/12/2013 Breakfast briefing on lung health in Europe
17/12/2013 Lancet research - Air pollution kills, even at guideline levels
17/12/2013 Polish study underlines need for reduced air pollution to protect children’s health
17/12/2013 HEAL’s Unpaid Health Bill launched in Romania
17/12/2013 Environmental revolution initiated by health study in Bosnia and Herzegovina
17/12/2013 External health cost of coal power plants presented at conference in Lubin, Poland
17/12/2013 UK parliament urged to recognise health costs of coal
17/12/2013 PAN Europe at joint symposium – ‘Yes we can feed Europe using less pesticides’
17/12/2013 French agricultural engineering students learn about HEAL’s work
17/12/2013 NGO platform: Time for EU to act on endocrine disruptors
17/12/2013 HEAL engages with German science journalists at annual forum
17/12/2013 WHO third meeting of the European Environment and Health Task Force (EHTF)
16/12/2013 A healthy environment for a good quality of life - Green 10 EP Manifesto
27/11/2013 Zero Mercury Working Group welcomes new Mercury Convention, calls for its speedy ratification
27/11/2013 IARC says air pollution causes cancer
27/11/2013 ESCAPE shows air pollution linked to low birth weight
27/11/2013 HEAL ‘meets and greets’ EFA members at workshop on air quality
27/11/2013 HEAL speaks to Parliamentarians about health impacts of climate change
27/11/2013 Cough4coal – HEAL’s work inspires creative action in Berlin and Warsaw
27/11/2013 HEAL promotes health benefits at COP19
27/11/2013 Health and medical organisations convene successful Climate and Health Summit in Warsaw
27/11/2013 Join HEAL in wishing TEDX a happy 10th anniversary
27/11/2013 Workshop on Thresholds of Toxicological Concern (TTC) and chemicals in food contact materials
27/11/2013 Collaboration with GAHP at EP event on the global health footprint of development
27/11/2013 CHE Cafe call: Chemical Brain Drain: A Conversation with Philippe Grandjean
27/11/2013 First-ever textbook on children’s environmental health
27/11/2013 Symposium of the environmental health economics network
25/10/2013 31st International Environmental Film Festival (FIFE)
23/10/2013 Join us at the second Climate and Health Summit in Warsaw
09/10/2013 HEAL celebrates its 10th anniversary
09/10/2013 TEDX List of Potential Endocrine Disruptors
08/10/2013 Delay in key EU policies on Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals
07/10/2013 Living close to heavy traffic strongly linked to heart disease deaths
07/10/2013 New evidence on air pollution and lung cancer
07/10/2013 What’s disrupting you? Take Action now for an EDC-Free future
07/10/2013 HEAL meets public health stakeholders and civil society in Poland
07/10/2013 Fracking: ENVI committee backs better assessment of risks
07/10/2013 HEAL responds to EU consultation on 2030 climate and energy package
07/10/2013 Book review: ‘Only one chance’, by Professor Philippe Grandjean
07/10/2013 NGOs and academics call for RoHS methodology manual overhaul
07/10/2013 HEAL’s environmental health champions launched
07/10/2013 Potočnik outlines his health priorities to HEAL
30/07/2013 What’s disrupting you? Take Action now to let governments know you want an EDC Free Future
23/07/2013 HEAL the first health champion to demand: End the age of coal
23/07/2013 Triple wins for climate, air quality and health highlighted at EU Green Week
23/07/2013 New toolkit on health costs of climate adaptation and report on preventing health effects of flooding
23/07/2013 HEAL at EU Sustainable Energy week
23/07/2013 The seed for a Global Power Shift in Istanbul
23/07/2013 Glyphosate found in our bodies across Europe
23/07/2013 What’s in your strawberries?
23/07/2013 Member states show little effort for cutting pesticide use for better health
23/07/2013 Collegium Ramazzini position on EDCs and chemicals safety policy in the EU
23/07/2013 HEAL participates in committee deciding on six harmful chemicals including EDCs
23/07/2013 Network on environmental health economics launched
23/07/2013 Opportunities for health prevention through Croatia’s EU membership
23/07/2013 Better health through a healthier environment – celebrating 10 years of HEAL
07/06/2013 Chemicals in children’s food
07/06/2013 Global ban of flame retardant HBCD
07/06/2013 Global call to take action on chemicals in consumer products and pesticides
07/06/2013 Road traffic noise increases risk of diabetes
07/06/2013 HEAL participates at the 18th International Conference on Environmental Health in Children
07/06/2013 EEA report outlines environmental risks for people’s health
03/06/2013 Jaki wpływ na nasze zdrowie mają elektrownie węglowe?
31/05/2013 EU air quality measures: what should we aim for?
14/05/2013 Health risks from climate change highlighted in joint letter to the WHO
10/05/2013 Mercury exposure linked to diabetes risk
10/05/2013 Stakeholders back tighter air pollution controls
10/05/2013 Study estimates health impact of coal-fired power plants in India
10/05/2013 Changing your behaviour can help reduce climate emissions
10/05/2013 Leading scientist on EDCs speaks on “winning back” public health
10/05/2013 Why human biomonitoring is important for public health and policy-makers
10/05/2013 Winner of HEAL’s health and environment film prize recognised at international film festivals
10/05/2013 Late Lessons from Early Warnings: A retrospective look at learning about precaution
10/05/2013 European Environment and Health Ministers agree to accelerate Europe’s work to minimise environmental health hazards
10/05/2013 HEAL welcomes MEP vote for better health protection in the 7th EAP
24/04/2013 Wie schädigen Kohlekraftwerke unsere Gesundheit?
12/04/2013 Protecting health, improving well-being in the 7th EAP
12/04/2013 Watch the video to celebrate Pesticides Action Week 2013
11/04/2013 Global Mercury treaty to be signed in October
11/04/2013 Late Lessons from Early Warnings: A retrospective look at learning about precaution
11/04/2013 HEAL’s latest report kicks off coal and health campaign in Europe
11/04/2013 New WHO report reveals unequal improvements in health in Europe
11/04/2013 French committee and charter on pesticide alternatives
11/04/2013 Pesticide victims: French authorities asked to compensate farmer
11/04/2013 EDC Free campaign website launched by coalition of public interest groups
11/04/2013 EU Green Paper on 2030 framework for climate and energy policies
11/04/2013 Tctcktck interview with HEALer Julia Huscher on recent coal report
11/04/2013 Spotlight on Health and Clean Air
11/04/2013 HEAL to participate in EU Green Week: Cleaner air for all
11/04/2013 Indoor air quality: results from EU research projects
14/03/2013 Aphekom WP5 paper on health benefits of reducing urban air pollution
14/03/2013 HEALer Anne Stauffer receives a Clean Air London 2013 Award for her tireless work on air quality
14/03/2013 Air pollution increases chances of low birth-weight babies
14/03/2013 Canadian doctors urged to fight climate change
14/03/2013 ‘The Climate Bonus: Co-benefits of Climate Policy’
14/03/2013 SIN List update: more chemicals for REACH’s hazardous list, and producer information
14/03/2013 7th EAP: kick-off debate in the European Parliament
07/03/2013 The Unpaid Health Bill - How coal power plants make us sick
19/02/2013 WHO report calls endocrine disruptors a ’’global threat’’
14/02/2013 HEAL announces entries for “Health and Environment Film Prize”
07/02/2013 EU Year of Air: strengthening EU legislation to reduce health impacts from air pollution
07/02/2013 Cutting soot mitigates climate change more than previously thought
07/02/2013 Health groups disappointment on EP noise vote
07/02/2013 New Eurobarometer: Attitudes of Europeans towards air quality
07/02/2013 Second EEA ’Late Lessons’ report draws on environmental health concerns
07/02/2013 Indoor air quality: launch of EU health-based ventilation guidelines
06/02/2013 France bans BPA in food packaging
01/02/2013 Work for HEAL
07/01/2013 Early-life prevention of non-communicable diseases
11/12/2012 HEAL’s reaction to proposal for 7th EU Environment Action Programme
11/12/2012 Quieter cars and lorries essential for improved health and more economically viable
11/12/2012 European Parliament puts Endocrine Disruptors on the agenda
11/12/2012 EU Commission announces review of pesticide chlorpyrifos
11/12/2012 Air Quality in the spotlight in 2013
11/12/2012 Breast cancer: Occupational exposure research highlights opportunities for prevention
11/12/2012 Agreement on renewal of the Kyoto Protocol at UN climate talks
11/12/2012 European Environment Agency (EEA) publishes alarming assessment of Europe’s vulnerability to climate change
11/12/2012 Exposure to traffic air pollution in early years damages lung function in children
11/12/2012 Health impacts of coal power plants in the German-Polish region Lusatia
11/12/2012 Building a pesticide free future - How to get involved in the Pesticide Action Week!
23/11/2012 A Sound Investment to Reduce Vehicle Noise
12/11/2012 Revising the EU strategy on endocrine disruptors: nearing a decisive moment
07/11/2012 UN organises screening of film on chemicals and health
09/10/2012 HEAL’s 2012 Annual General Assembly a success!
09/10/2012 Global consensus achieved on EDCs
09/10/2012 UK reports the health impacts from climate change
09/10/2012 HEAL Policy Workshop on Air Quality
09/10/2012 BMA launches flagship report on healthy transport
09/10/2012 EEA shows city population at highest risk
09/10/2012 How is indoor air quality in your school?
09/10/2012 Study on GMOs strongly suggests need for reform
09/10/2012 Tuna presents health risk in school lunches
09/10/2012 New study associates mercury exposure to attention deficit disorder
09/10/2012 Take action now!
09/10/2012 HEAL Policy Workshop on Chronic Diseases and Endocrine Disruptors (EDCs)
22/09/2012 HEAL has a new president
05/09/2012 September 2012: Time to take action
05/09/2012 Global Mercury treaty: it’s time for action on health
05/09/2012 EU debates measures for climate change adaptation
05/09/2012 Australian co-benefits report prominently mentions HEAL & HCWH Acting NOW! Report
05/09/2012 New scientific study reveals adverse effects of mixtures of pesticides
05/09/2012 Better policy uptake of scientific results
05/09/2012 Croatia: Environmental health prevention opportunities through EU accession
05/09/2012 Listen to your doctor: setting strict vehicle noise standards for better health
31/08/2012 Policy Workshop: EU Year of Air – how can we reduce air pollution to improve health?
30/08/2012 Policy Workshop on Chronic Diseases and Endocrine Disruptors (EDCs)
16/07/2012 European Environment Agency reviews endocrine disruptors’ impacts
09/07/2012 July 2012: The time is now to take action
09/07/2012 EU Commission off their game
09/07/2012 Health conclusions from ‘The Future We Want’ Rio+20 outcome document
09/07/2012 Health impacts from coal power plants in Europe
09/07/2012 Public Health Financing on EU agenda
09/07/2012 Special WHO meeting on the implementation of children’s environmental health commitments
09/07/2012 Health and Environment Priorities of the Cypriotic EU Presidency
09/07/2012 EU high level conference on EDCs – the tipping point?
20/06/2012 Scientists emphasize chemical and nutritional origins of common diseases
20/06/2012 Videos of presentations, workshops and testimonies of pesticides and health conference
20/06/2012 CHE: “Healthy Environments Across Generations” – the first ‘unconference’ for promoting health across the lifespan
20/06/2012 WHO conference on climate change and health: Lessons learnt in the European Region
20/06/2012 Preventing cancer incidence starts with a strong chemicals policy
20/06/2012 Rio+20: Reinforcing the link between environment & health
20/06/2012 A toxics-free future!
20/06/2012 Child Safety Report Cards: How much progress?
20/06/2012 A joint declaration on reducing vehicle noise
10/05/2012 7th EAP: Will environment ministers deliver on E&H protection?
10/05/2012 Health impacts from noise on the EU agenda
10/05/2012 Science and policy: Bridging the gap
10/05/2012 Danish presidency event on health and climate
13/04/2012 US expert warns on feminisation of boys
06/04/2012 Putting health at the centre of the EU Environment Action Programme
06/04/2012 Have your say in the consultation on chronic diseases
06/04/2012 Act now or face costly consequences, warns OECD
06/04/2012 Spotlight on noise and health
06/04/2012 EU consults on tackling chronic diseases
06/04/2012 Countdown to Rio+20
06/04/2012 HEAL speaks at French Senate on pesticides and health
08/03/2012 Get involved in building a pesticide free future!
08/03/2012 Commission’s analysis provides case for stronger EU climate action
08/03/2012 Congress: “Pesticides and Health: Options for improvements?”
08/03/2012 Landmark ruling on pesticides and farmers’ health
08/03/2012 Child exposure to PFCs associated with reduced immune response
08/03/2012 The poor: greatest exposure to dangerous environmental factors
08/03/2012 WHO European Centre for Environment and Health expands
08/03/2012 WHO: European Ministerial Board sets Rio +20 as a priority
08/03/2012 Paving the way for a greater health focus in the 7th EU Environment Action Programme
31/01/2012 Opportunities for health & environment under Danish EU presidency
31/01/2012 EU biocides law considered a “standstill” by NGOs
31/01/2012 Commission’s Staff Working Paper is good news for climate, health and the economy
31/01/2012 Proposal for new EU Health programme could strengthen environmental prevention opportunities
31/01/2012 Pesticides Alternatives Week: phasing out the use of hazardous pesticides
31/01/2012 Support a Strong Mercury Treaty
31/01/2012 Urge Health and Consumer Policy Commissioner John Dalli to propose a full ban of the pesticide metam
31/01/2012 How fracking threatens public health
31/01/2012 Energy efficiency and indoor air quality: ENVI opinion highlights health concerns
31/01/2012 HEAL signs onto joint statement sent to Japanese government about mercury-contaminated sites
15/12/2011 BMJ Climate, Security and Health statement signed by more than 500 medical scientists, doctors and security experts
15/12/2011 Highlights from Durban
15/12/2011 Health mobilisation in Durban
15/12/2011 Durban climate outcomes and health gains
15/12/2011 Energy Efficiency and health concerns
15/12/2011 RES and HEAL on EFSA Bisphenol A Statement
05/12/2011 Press Release: European doctor launches warning of “grave health consequences”
05/12/2011 Media Advisory: COP17 Press Conf. on Health Leaders Call for Urgent Action on Climate
04/12/2011 Irish NGO health leader describes first-ever global Climate and Health Summit
30/11/2011 On the road to Durban and beyond: are you with us?
26/11/2011 UNFCCC COP17/CMP7 HEAL Climate & Health Side Event
26/11/2011 UNFCCC COP17/CMP7 - Global Climate and Health Summit
25/11/2011 UNFCCC COP17/CMP7 HEAL Booth
21/11/2011 UNFCCC COP17/CMP7 HEAL Delegation & Partners
18/11/2011 HEAL COP 17 partner work with WHO & GCCA
17/11/2011 HEAL at Durban for United Nations climate negotiations, COP17
10/11/2011 HEAL staff interviewed in TV film “Citizens against cancer”
10/11/2011 Progress on first EU human biomonitoring project
10/11/2011 Submit Case Studies in Good Practice for Environmental Health of Children & Youth
09/11/2011 French national authority report prompts BPA ban in food contact materials
09/11/2011 Ensuring good air quality outdoor and indoor
07/11/2011 First-ever opportunity to comment on proposed ban of combined phthalates in products - by 12 December
07/11/2011 Putting health on the climate change agenda
07/11/2011 WHO European environmental health task force targets three international policy dialogues
19/10/2011 IDEA takes HEAL to Durban and Kenya
19/10/2011 Bisphenol A: French efforts should serve Europe!
19/10/2011 ISEE 2011: science to policy on environmental health research
19/10/2011 EP’s ENVI Committee gives push for health & environment protection for new EU biocides law
19/10/2011 Bedroom dust used to urge EU to act more urgently on REACH
19/10/2011 Bringing the health co-benefits message to Poland
19/10/2011 Seminar: Health and Environmental implications of Shale Fracturing for Natural Gas
19/10/2011 Documentary "Notre Poison quotidien" screening at HEAL
19/10/2011 EU Health Commissioner talks "environment" at UN chronic disease summit
19/10/2011 HEAL Annual General Meeting (AGM) – a success!
14/10/2011 First Global Climate and Health Summit
13/07/2011 Climate change: Missed opportunities to increase the EU’s commitment
13/07/2011 EU runs public consultation on Toxicity and Assessment of Chemical Mixtures
13/07/2011 Health insurance group takes up environmental health
13/07/2011 Indoor air pollution and health in Europe remains on the agenda
13/07/2011 Health impacts of nanotechnology: opportunities and risks
13/07/2011 Policy Debate: public health and the Common Agricultural Policy
13/07/2011 Mediator: Discussing the assessment and control of medicines in France
13/07/2011 Stop + go: Phase out nuclear, promote renewables
13/07/2011 French Parliament calls for urgent evaluation of aspartame
13/07/2011 WECF France publish guide for expectant mothers
12/07/2011 Groups call for public research to benefit society, not big business
12/07/2011 Emerging public debate on health and environment impacts of fracking
12/07/2011 UNFCCC Climate Change negotiations: doctors highlight health implications
30/06/2011 Finnish health authority warns against wireless networks
07/05/2011 First meeting of the WHO Europe Environment and Health Ministerial Board
07/05/2011 Calling for safe regulation of hormone disrupting chemicals
07/05/2011 Hormone disrupting chemicals targeted to prevent chronic disease in EU
07/05/2011 Experts gather to debate the future of EU noise policies
07/05/2011 Quiet please: The future of EU noise policies
19/04/2011 HEAL produces new materials on environment and health
19/04/2011 Scientists’ Appeal on children’s environment and health
19/03/2011 What’s good for climate is good for health and the economy: Message presented to European Parliamentarians
19/03/2011 Health community puts environment first in cancer prevention
19/02/2011 3rd Paris Appeal International Congress, 12 - 13 April 2011
07/01/2011 Renewed hope for the EU’s environment and health action plan (EHAP)
07/12/2010 Groups continue to push for a second environment and health action plan
07/12/2010 HEAL at CANCUN: Putting health at the centre of global climate talks
07/11/2010 HEAL Annual General Assembly; five new members and a new Executive Committee!
07/11/2010 The Future of the Environment & Health Action Plan in Europe
07/11/2010 More guidance for countries on EU pesticide legislation needed
07/11/2010 European Commission bans the use of bisphenol A in plastic baby bottles
07/11/2010 "Toxic menu" launches cancer and environment campaign in France
07/11/2010 Cancer and Environment week – November 2010
07/10/2010 5th October Policy Event: EU Action on Environment and Health
07/10/2010 HEAL Team run for Clean air on Global Climate Action Day in EU capital!
07/10/2010 HEAL hosts European film premiere: Living Downstream
07/09/2010 New Report: 30% emissions reduction target could save public health billions
07/09/2010 Following up from Parma: the next steps in the WHO European Environment and Health process
08/06/2010 Europe on track to exceed air pollutant emission limits
08/06/2010 ESCAPE air pollution research plans launch of results
08/06/2010 Air quality policy update - May & June 2010
08/06/2010 Commission proposes new EU climate policy
08/06/2010 Climate change policy update - May & June 2010
08/06/2010 Pesticides & biocides policy update - May & June 2010
08/06/2010 European Parliament Committee strengthens draft biocides law, but concerns remain
08/06/2010 MEPs urge cancer prevention deal with environmental causes
08/06/2010 HEAL supports call for reducing exposure to BPA
08/06/2010 Chemicals policy update - May & June 2010
08/06/2010 Mercury policy update - May & June 2010
08/06/2010 International mercury negotiations begin in Stockholm
08/06/2010 HEAL Secretariat News - May & June 2010
08/06/2010 European Child Safety Alliance (ECSA) Awarded Scholarship
08/06/2010 Sixty-third World Health Assembly closes after passing multiple resolutions
08/06/2010 Health and environment professionals gather at the EU Open Health Forum
08/06/2010 Environment & Health policy update - May & June 2010
08/06/2010 Mixed message on environmental protection of human health
15/03/2010 HEAL action at Parma - DAILY UPDATES (March 2010)
08/03/2010 Youth participation at Parma
08/03/2010 Health impacts of air pollution need to be communicated more effectively
08/03/2010 Air quality and health policy update - March 2010
08/03/2010 Climate change and health policy update – March 2010
08/03/2010 Climate change and communicable diseases
08/03/2010 Week Without Pesticides, 20th - 30th March 2010
08/03/2010 Pesticides are poisoning Indonesia’s farmers, new research reveals
08/03/2010 Pesticides and health policy update - March 2010
08/03/2010 Eight more chemicals proposed for REACH ‘most harmful’ list
08/03/2010 Chemicals and health policy update - March 2010
08/03/2010 Mercury and health policy update - March 2010
08/03/2010 HEAL Secretariat News March 2010
08/03/2010 French youth action at Parma
08/03/2010 Eye On Earth — Citizen observatory on air and bathing water quality
08/03/2010 Environment and health policy update - March 2010
08/03/2010 Parma ministerial: positive discussions but little sense of urgency
08/03/2010 Campaigning for a mercury free world
08/02/2010 US Strengthens Air Quality Standard for Nitrogen Dioxide
08/02/2010 Research: Many air pollutants are higher indoors than outdoors
08/02/2010 Report: Linking air quality and climate change can be cost-effective
08/02/2010 Air quality policy update - February 2010
08/02/2010 WHO: Moving on from Copenhagen
08/02/2010 Climate change and health policy update – February 2010
08/02/2010 Health groups call for 40% target on carbon emissions
08/02/2010 Report: Examining DDT’s health effects
08/02/2010 Pesticides and health policy update - February 2010
08/02/2010 Campaigners call on pesticides manufacturer to withdraw the most hazardous chemicals
08/02/2010 Toxic Matters: helping to avoid hazardous chemicals
08/02/2010 Chemicals and health policy update - February 2010
08/02/2010 Bisphenol A Update
08/02/2010 Mercury Policy Update - February 2010
08/02/2010 HEAL Secretariat News February 2010
08/02/2010 UK alliance launched to prevent cancer
08/02/2010 Environment and health policy update - February 2010
08/02/2010 NGOs prepare for Fifth Ministerial Conference on environment and health
08/02/2010 Making waves on pesticides in France and UK
08/01/2010 Report: Injuries in the European Union
08/01/2010 Environment and health policy update - December 2009 & January 2010
08/01/2010 HEAL e-News joins forces with WHO public health and environment
08/01/2010 Bridging the science-policy gap: New website for health and environment professionals
08/12/2009 Commission decisions object to Member State requests for more time to comply with EU air quality legislation
08/12/2009 Health impacts of climate change in the media
08/12/2009 Climate change and health policy update – December 2009 & January 2010
08/12/2009 What’s for Christmas dinner? How does food industry respect EU pesticide limits
08/12/2009 Scientists find more health implications on pesticide use in agriculture
08/12/2009 Pesticides and health policy update - December 2009 & January 2010
08/12/2009 REACH candidate list will expand to 30 substances of very high concern
08/12/2009 Human biomonitoring at European level takes shape
08/12/2009 HEAL Secretariat News December 2009 and January 2010
08/12/2009 Chemicals and health policy update - December 2009 & January 2010
08/12/2009 Spain, the new EU presidency
08/12/2009 World leaders failed climate and people’s health
10/11/2009 Campaign: Soot free for the climate
10/11/2009 Climate change: European health strategy makes rapid progress
10/11/2009 Campaign: Soot free for the climate
10/11/2009 UNFCCC Barcelona negotiations: Prescribing for a healthy planet
10/11/2009 Climate change and health policy update – November 2009
10/11/2009 High level health delegation at the Copenhagen Climate Summit
10/11/2009 Pesticides and health policy update - November 2009
10/11/2009 Commission lowers maximum residue levels for 11 pesticides
10/11/2009 Cancer organisation announces position on non-cosmetic pesticides
10/11/2009 Open Letter: The precautionary principle and chemicals
10/11/2009 Chemicals policy update - November 2009
10/11/2009 HEAL Secretariat News November 2009
10/11/2009 European Commission seeks to tackle health inequalities
10/11/2009 HEAL launches environment and health blog for young people
10/11/2009 Environment and health policy update - November 2009