This briefing paper aims to provide latest knowledge on Non Communicable Diseases from some of the leading experts and organisations from four perspectives: women’s organisations, health sector, developing countries and trade unions.
In March 2013, HEAL launched the first ‘Unpaid Health Bill – How coal power plants make us sick’, highlighting that the health costs of coal-fired power stations add a financial…
Background information and facts on health impacts and external costs of three lignite-fired power plants in the German Lausitz as well as two Polish lignite-fired power plants in the proximity of the border.
This leaflet highlights how chemicals in food and consumer products may be causing obesity and diabetes. It outlines some of the evidence and how individuals and policy makers can take preventive actions.
Our report quantifies the health benefits for Europeans of stronger EU action on climate change for both the EU and different Member States.
This leaflet briefly describes the evidence that hormonally active chemicals may be implicated in the deterioration of male reproductive health.
The report provides a review of the scientific evidence that certain chemicals may be implicated in breast cancer, and focuses on the role of hormone disrupting chemicals.
The survey findings of this report demonstrate women’s current levels of mercury as a concrete example of low-level exposure to an environmental toxic.