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Date Title
02/09/2014 Want to know more about the air we breathe?
25/07/2014 HEAL Newsflash - Summer 2014
22/07/2014 Europe’s dirty 30: How the EU’s coal-fired power plants are undermining its climate efforts
08/07/2014 Chemical Cocktails: harmful mixtures upset our hormones (Leaflet)
27/06/2014 HEAL Newsflash - June 2014
26/06/2014 Brochure on domestic coal combustion in Poland
18/06/2014 Health costs in the European Union - How much is related to EDC?
15/05/2014 HEAL Newsflash - May 2014
15/04/2014 HEAL Newsflash - April 2014
31/03/2014 Leaflet: Chemicals in our food and consumer products (German)
06/03/2014 HEAL Newsflash - March 2014
18/02/2014 Information for patients with lung disease
18/02/2014 Information for patients with cardiovascular disease
18/02/2014 Information for individuals and families concerned about lung cancer
18/02/2014 Information for parents of children with asthma and allergies
07/02/2014 HEAL Newsflash - February 2014
17/12/2013 HEAL Newsflash - December 2013
28/11/2013 HEAL Newsflash - November 2013
21/10/2013 Coal and health postcard
09/10/2013 HEAL Newsflash - October 2013
24/09/2013 Annual Review 2012
29/08/2013 Joint publication: Non-Communicable Diseases and Environmental Determinants
23/07/2013 HEAL Newsflash - Summer 2013
10/06/2013 HEAL Newsflash - June 2013
30/05/2013 HEAL Newsflash - May 2013
11/04/2013 HEAL Newsflash - April 2013
02/04/2013 Shale gas: Unconventional and unwanted: the case against shale gas
18/03/2013 HEAL Newsflash - March 2013
07/03/2013 Report: The Unpaid Health Bill - How coal power plants make us sick
08/02/2013 HEAL Newsflash - February 2013
28/01/2013 Health and Environment Film Prize brochure
13/12/2012 HEAL Newsflash - December 2012
11/10/2012 Background Paper: Health impacts of lignite-fired power plants: The German-Polish region Lusatia
11/10/2012 Background Paper: Health impacts of lignite-fired power plants: The German-Polish region Lusatia (German)
10/10/2012 HEAL Newsflash - October 2012
05/09/2012 HEAL Newsflash - September 2012
05/09/2012 HEAL Annual Review 2011
10/07/2012 HEAL Newsflash - Summer 2012
03/07/2012 Report: Environmental Track Record for the 2010-2012 European Commission - Off Their Game
21/06/2012 HEAL Newsflash - June 2012
04/06/2012 The European Example: What Have We Learned about Health and the Environment?
10/05/2012 HEAL Newsflash - May 2012
11/04/2012 A CHEM Trust and HEAL briefing: Regulating chemicals with endocrine disrupting properties
06/04/2012 HEAL Newsflash - April 2012
28/03/2012 Questions & Answers: Moving Beyond 20% - How reducing greenhouse gas emissions benefits people’s health in the EU
27/03/2012 Briefing for policy makers: The health benefits of greenhouse gas reduction policies
20/03/2012 Chemicals in our food and consumer products – A missing link in the epidemics of obesity and diabetes? (Leaflet and Conclusions & Summaries)
09/03/2012 HEAL Newsflash - February - March 2012
02/02/2012 Cut emissions, boost health
01/02/2012 HEAL Newsflash - January 2012
25/11/2011 Acting now for a better Health - 30 % Reduction Target for EU Climate Policy (Informational Postcard)
13/10/2011 HEAL Annual Review 2010
26/09/2011 The Parliament Magazine: Health Non-communicable diseases - Environmental factors
13/09/2011 HEAL fact sheet - Chronic disease and environment
31/08/2011 Hydraulic fracturing of shale gas: a real scandal!
14/03/2011 Resources on cancer and the environment - compiled by HEAL (Document)
24/12/2010 Six steps to pesticide reduction: A HEAL toolkit for communities and individuals wishing to reduce local pesticide use
10/12/2010 Cancun Climate and Health Statement (Report)
25/11/2010 Health and fiscal co-benefits of emissions reductions: a summary for negotiators (Briefing)
24/09/2010 Acting now for a better Health - 30 % Reduction Target for EU Climate Policy (Report)
30/06/2010 EU Health Forum Workshop: Policy Recommendations Integrating Environment and Health policy towards better health outcomes (Report)
11/06/2010 The EU Environment and Health Action Plan (EHAP): Assessment and Outlook for future action
17/05/2010 Quiet please: Better health through strong EU regulation of road and rail traffic noise (Brochure)
21/04/2010 Which pesticides are used in my School? (Survey)
10/04/2010 CEHAPE Awards 2010: Environmental measures to improve children’s health
03/03/2010 HEAL Annual Review 2009
17/02/2010 Better health through a healthy environment
21/01/2010 Pesticides - a toxic education? A survey of pesticides in UK schools (Report)
15/11/2009 Postcard: What’s good for climate is good for health
18/10/2009 Damp Mould: Directory of Agencies In the European Region Providing Information on Damp and Mould to the Public
10/10/2009 Nature & Health: Green 10 Briefing for the European Parliament
08/10/2009 Green 10 Briefing for the European Parliament - Climate change
24/09/2009 Pesticides in schools (Leaflet)
10/09/2009 Pesticides in schools (Guide)
27/06/2009 Healthy hospitals, healthy planet, healthy people
27/06/2009 Climate change may be hazardous to your health
18/06/2009 Damp and Mould: Health risks, prevention and remedial actions (Brochure)
10/06/2009 Green 10 - Off Target: European Commission 2004-2009 Environmental Progress Report & Lessons for the next Commission
23/05/2009 Male Reproductive Health Disorders and the Potential Role of Exposure to Environmental Chemicals (Sharpe report)
23/05/2009 Men Under Threat: How the decline in male reproductive health may be linked to exposure to chemicals
20/05/2009 Men under threat Report: The decline in male reproductive health
01/03/2009 Climate change and the lungs - Fact Sheet for Adults & Children
11/02/2009 Harmful chemicals in products you buy? Your right to know
17/01/2009 Invisible burden - Good reasons to get rid of PBT chemicals
02/12/2008 Choosing our future - For a healthier life, consume chemicals in moderation!
26/11/2008 HEAL Annual Review 2008
02/10/2008 The co-benefits to health of a strong EU climate change policy
15/09/2008 Green 10: The role of the European Parliament 2009 - 2014
14/09/2008 Green 10 Environment at the heart of Europe: An environmental roadmap for 2009-2014 the role of the European Parliament
21/08/2008 Bisphenol A in plastics: It’s making us sick
27/06/2008 Climate Change and Health Good Practice Award: Competition Entries
24/06/2008 Investigating chemicals in your school - toolkit
23/06/2008 CHEMICALS HEALTH MONITOR - Bookmark to address the link between chemicals, health and disease
20/06/2008 Ville Zero Pesticides: Pour que nos enfants ne nous accusent pas
17/06/2008 Public Health & Climate change (Leaflet)
14/05/2008 Indoor air pollution and the lungs – Fact Sheet for Adults & Children
14/04/2008 Breast Cancer: Factors influencing the risk of breast cancer – established and emerging
14/04/2008 Breast Cancer: Preventing the preventable
12/04/2008 Breast Cancer and exposure to hormonally active chemicals: An appraisal of the scientific evidence
10/04/2008 Nanotechnology and Health Risks
16/01/2008 HEAL Annual Review 2006
07/11/2007 REACH Public Briefing: What will the new EU chemicals legislation deliver for public health?
19/10/2007 Climate change and Health : Protecting the most vulnerable
18/08/2007 Navigating REACH: An activists’ guide to using and improving the new EU chemicals legislation
01/08/2007 REACH My voice: how you can demand better protection of human health and the environment from hazardous chemicals
23/06/2007 Neurotox Briefing: Chemicals compromising our children
20/06/2007 CEHAPE Awards 2007: Environmental-friendly measures that improve child health
15/06/2007 HEAL activities on Youth Participation and CEHAPE 2004-2007
14/06/2007 Green 10 Face the Future
06/06/2007 CHEMICALS HEALTH MONITOR - Postcard to address the link between chemicals, health and disease
25/05/2007 Dental sector as a source of Mercury contamination – Conference Report
24/05/2007 Outdoor air pollution and the lungs - Fact Sheet for Adults & Children
14/05/2007 Mercury and Dental Amalgams
27/04/2007 ‘Could Try Harder’ A mid-term report on the European Commission’s environmental record
05/04/2007 A vote for my child’s health - Please do not spray hazardous pesticides where my child eats, plays and learns
30/03/2007 CHEMICALS HEALTH MONITOR - Report to address the link between chemicals, health and disease
20/03/2007 Environmental Justice: Listening to women and children
20/03/2007 HEAL Annual Review 2005
14/03/2007 Making the case for environmental justice in Europe
04/03/2007 Health and Environment Primer
14/02/2007 Mercury: Global burden and risk to childhood skills
10/02/2007 Cut back on Pesticides for healthier lives
14/12/2006 Halting the child brain drain: Why we need to tackle global mercury contamination
14/10/2006 Mercury and Fish Consumption
14/10/2006 Mercury and Vaccines
14/10/2006 Submitting Mercury Sphygmomanometers
14/10/2006 Managing Small Mercury Spills
14/09/2006 REACH Economic facts and figures
23/06/2006 Harmful Plastic Softener (DEHP) in medical devices
14/06/2006 Mercury in Health Care
14/06/2006 Mercury and Health
10/06/2006 Clearing the air: indoor air quality makes all the difference
15/05/2006 Brominated Flame Retardants: Assessing DecaBDE Debromination in the Environment
19/03/2006 Green 10: A programme for the Sustainable Development of the European Union
17/02/2006 Clearing up Misconceptions about Mercury and Health
14/02/2006 G10 - 10 simple steps to help halt biodiversity loss by 2010
14/12/2005 Zero Mercury Key issues and policy recommendations for the EU Strategy on Mercury
14/12/2005 Final Report on capacity building workshops on EU and Pan European environment and health policies
12/09/2005 Chemical substances: invisible and unknown
14/08/2005 Fact sheet: A healthy environment for our children (DE)
14/07/2005 Introducing the GREEN 9 group of environmental NGOs active at EU level
23/06/2005 Breast Cancer - an environmental disease, the case for prevention
14/03/2005 Electromagnetic fields – worries and uncertainties
14/02/2005 Environment and Health in Europe - Advocacy and Capacity Building Training Programme Report
14/02/2005 Towards Healthy Environments for Children: Frequently asked questions (FAQ) about breastfeeding in a contaminated environment
23/01/2005 Sick of Chemicals : A review of the evidence
14/10/2004 It’s our world, our future too: Young people’s voices on environment and health priorities
23/09/2004 Chemicals beyond control ensuring EU chemicals policy protects human health and the environment
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