EU-wide action to tackle health inequalities is urgently needed. HEAL’s Executive Director Genon Jensen joined a special webinar organised by the WHO Regional Office for Europe on 11 December 2023 to discuss just that.
The German Climate and Health Alliance (KLUG) and HEAL have sent a joint letter to the environment minister of Germany Lemke, calling for more action to improve air quality, instead of exemptions and delays.
The Health and Environment Alliance (HEAL) and the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal) recently hosted a half day science to policy consultation workshop with representatives of the Brussels administration and other stakeholders, on how to reduce the urban burden of disease in Brussels through environmental policies. This consultation workshop was the first in a series of stakeholder engagement activities in various cities in Europe.
In a letter supported by dozens of Polish health and environment groups, HEAL calls on the newly elected Polish government to accelerate action against air pollution to protect health.
Health groups have sent a joint letter to EU environment ministers, calling to accelerate action for clean air for health, instead of delaying.
The Health and Environment Alliance welcomes the compromises reached throughout the discussions. The agreed legislative changes have the potential to make CLP a more protective and efficient piece of legislation.
HEAL and the European Environmental Bureau sent a joint letter to permanent representatives and ambassadors to the European Union with regards to the trilogue negotiations about the reform of the EU regulation on the classification, labelling and packaging of chemicals (CLP), calling for promotion of protective hazard identification and labelling processes of chemicals.