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HEAL had a booth within the UNFCCC COP17 exhibit area for answering your questions and disseminating health and climate material from a wide array of health groups at Durban.

One publication on feature is our ’Acting Now’ report on what stronger climate action would do for health (url: This joint report helps provide policy makers with important evidence on the health benefits of mitigating climate change.

Sharing the booth with the International Federation of Medical Students’ Associations (IFMSA), the outcome from the historic parallel Climate and Health Summit was presented.

Find details on the location of the booth (number 36) here.

Last updated on 12 December 2011

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The Health and Environment Alliance (HEAL) is a leading European not-for-profit organisation addressing how the environment affects health in the European Union (EU). We demonstrate how policy changes can help protect health and enhance people’s quality of life. Read more »


HEAL has over 70 member organisations, representing health professionals, not-for-profit health insurers, doctors, nurses, cancer and asthma groups, citizens, women’s groups, youth groups, environmental NGOs, scientists and public health institutes. Members include international and Europe-wide organisations, as well as national and local groups. Read more »

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