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Climate change threatens the basic elements of life such as access to clean air, water, food and shelter – and with that human health. But climate action could be the greatest global health opportunity of the 21st century.

HEAL works with Global organisations like UNFCCC, UNEP and WHO, with European and national decision-makers as well as environmental organisations towards climate and energy policies putting human health at the centre of their priorities.

Climate change puts pregnant women at greater risk: new infographic by FIGO, UCSF and HEAL

The health impacts of global climate change on maternal and child health can no longer be ignored. To illustrate the problem and the solutions at hand, HEAL partnered with the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) and the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) to launch an easy-to-use infographic for health advocates and policy-makers.
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HEAL feedback on the European Commission roadmap 2030 Climate Target Plan

Climate change is the greatest threat to public health of the 21st century, and decisive…

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Climate change puts pregnant women at greater risk: new infographic by FIGO, UCSF and HEAL

The health impacts of global climate change on maternal and child health can no longer be ignored. To illustrate the problem and the solutions at hand, HEAL partnered with the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) and the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) to launch an easy-to-use infographic for health advocates and policy-makers.
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HEAL’s climate change infographic – in 5 languages

The climate emergency is a medical one. HEAL’s handy infographic showcases how climate action will protect health - available in English, German, Polish, Italian and Turkish!
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Infographic: İklim değişikliği sağlık için en büyük tehdit

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Infographic: I cambiamenti climatici sono la minaccia piu grande per la salute mondiale

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Infographic: Healthy schools – healthier children

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Infographic: Healthy buildings – healthier people

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Joint letter to EU institutions on COVID-19 response

HEAL is one of the signatories (together with WWF, BirdLife Europe, EEB, CEE Bankwatch, CAN…

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Joint open letter: Principles for a #JustRecovery from COVID-19

HEAL is a signatory of a letter coordinated by 350, calling for a global and…

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A European Green Deal that strives for a healthy planet for healthy people is putting zero pollution and health protection at its core

HEAL together with members called on the European College of Commissioners and the European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen to translate the support they have expressed for environmental health protection during their parliamentary hearings into tangible and impactful policy proposals and legislation. Zero pollution and health protection need to be at the core of the Commission’s flagship European Green Deal. It is essential that the European Green Deal delivers on climate change, on clean air and on health protection from hazardous chemicals, including endocrine disrupting chemicals.
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HEAL letter on EU Sibiu Summit

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Turkey’s most touristic region is endangered by coal mine expansions

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Independent data highlights air pollution crisis in Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Dust pollution in Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina, has been twice the legal limit on two thirds of monitored days in 2018 and caused over one hundred premature deaths in adults during the year, according to independent new data published today in the report 'Lifting the Smog' by CEE Bankwatch Network, the Health and Environment Alliance (HEAL) and the Center for Ecology and Energy in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
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