Engagement of civil society organisations and citizens has been suboptimal in defining research and innovation priorities in Horizon 2020 and in previous EU Research Framework Programmes.
Together with three health professionals societies the Health and Environment Alliance (HEAL) has sent a statement to members of the German Parliament on evaluating health risks from diesel NOx emissions, on the occasion of a parliamentary report on the subject.
Check out HEAL’s brand new Healthy Energy Paper in English, Polish and Czech, which we just launched at the 6th Environment and Health conference organized by the World Health Organization (WHO), the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) in Ostrava, Czech Republic!
Europe is at a crossroads, and the future of European cooperation and the benefits it brings are at stake. This is about the future of our society and how we want to be viewed by the wider world. The future of our planet and the kind of Europe our children will grow up in.
Brussels, Belgium, 8 September 2016 - HEAL joins a coalition of NGOs to stress concerns about the implications from the presence of harmful flame retardants chemicals in furniture products.
In a joint declaration released on Monday, 29 June, the French Public Health Association, the French Society of Environmental Health and the French Medical Council, supported by several European and international health associations, demand a greater focus on health during the COP21 climate negotiations in Paris this December. The Health and Environment Alliance (HEAL) has co-signed the declaration.