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Many chronic and acute diseases – such as cancer, cardiovascular and respiratory diseases, diabetes and obesity and also mental illnesses – are caused by or worsened by pollution in our present and past environments.

HEAL works with Global organisations like WHO and UNEP, European institutions and organisations as well as national decision-makers and partners to prevent this environmental burden of disease by stronger policy action.

51 platforms of civil society organisations write to Presidents of the European Institutions on Europe’s recovery plan and civil society

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Call for zero pollution and EU Green Deal conditionality to drive EU’s Healthy Recovery during the German EU Presidency

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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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51 platforms of civil society organisations write to Presidents of the European Institutions on Europe’s recovery plan and civil society

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Call for zero pollution and EU Green Deal conditionality to drive EU’s Healthy Recovery during the German EU Presidency

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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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HEAL response to the Beating Cancer Plan roadmap

On 4 February 2020, the European Commission launched an EU-wide public consultation on Europe's Beating…

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Lifting Europe’s Dark Cloud

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Europe’s Dark Cloud

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Unpaid Health Bill – how coal power plants make us sick

In March 2013, HEAL launched the first ‘Unpaid Health Bill – How coal power plants…

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