Air Pollution

NEW REPORT: Healthy Air Now - Summary Assessment of HCWH Sensors in the Philippines

In an aim to assess the exposure of Filipinos to air pollution, Health Care Without Harm (HCWH) in the Philippines installed air quality monitors in three observation areas: National Children’s Hospital (NCH) along high-traffic E. Rodriguez Road in Quezon City, St. Paul’s Hospital Iloilo (SPHI) that’s 1-kilometer away from PEDC Coal power plant and a third monitor was installed 600 meters from the 450-MW Limay coal-fired power plant in Bataan.

PRESS RELEASE (Philippines) | Breathe Without Burden: Report on Air Quality & Health Impacts of Coal-Fired Power in the Philippines Launched

Manila, Philippines – Energy-, Environmental-, and Health Justice organizations today launched a new report by Centre for Research on Energy and Clean Air called “Air Quality & Health Impacts of Coal-Fired Power in the Philippines”, which reveals the deleterious impacts and potential effects of existing and proposed coal plants on our health and the environment, and its hidden cost to the public and the economy.

New film: First, do no harm

Health Care Without Harm partnered with The Skoll Foundation and Freethink to produce a video featuring impassioned experts from around the world discussing the health impacts of climate change.