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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.

Save the date: Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals & Public Health – How mutuals are taking action

Which actions are taken at international & European level to reduce exposure to endocrine disrupting chemicals? How are healthcare mutuals taking action? Join our special webinar with AIM and the Mutualités Libres on April 29th to find out.
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Mutualités Libres and HEAL launch infographic illustrating 10 tips to avoid endocrine disruptors in and around your home

Results from a new survey published by the Belgian Independent Health Insurance Funds (Mutualités Libres…

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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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Green 10 open letter to the EU Commission: Support the biodiversity ambition under the Recovery and Resilience Facility

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Green 10 letter on guaranteeing a Green Recovery across Europe in Next Generation EU by excluding fossil fuels from the RRF

The 10 largest environmental NGOs have written a letter on the need to exclude fossil fuels…

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Joint Green 10 letter: Guaranteeing a Green Recovery across Europe in Next Generation EU

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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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