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Climate Change and Health Good Practice Award: Competition Entries

On April 7th 2008, as part of this year’s World Health Day 2008: protecting health from climate change, the Health and Environment Alliance (HEAL) and the EUropean REGional Health Authorities (EUREGHA), jointly launched a Good Practice Award for local and regional mitigation and adaptation projects that simultaneously promote human health and protect the climate.

The awards aimed to share good practice by showcasing those establishments with health focused projects that tackling climate change. The competition has two awards categories: climate change mitigation and climate change adaptation, aiming to highlight health focused projects where establishments have reduced their carbon footprint or are preparing themselves for the inevitable changes that climate change will bring.

Last updated on 24 June 2011

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The Health and Environment Alliance (HEAL) is the leading not-for-profit organisation addressing how the environment affects human health in the European Union (EU) and beyond. HEAL works to shape laws and policies that promote planetary and human health and protect those most affected by pollution, and raise awareness on the benefits of environmental action for health. 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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