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Quebec doit reconnaître les HE (french only)

200 000 Québécois ne reçoivent pas des services disponibles dans d’autres provinces Montréal, advice le 22 septembre 2011, decease L’Association pour la santé environnementale du Québec (ASEQ) demande au ministre de la Santé et des Services sociaux de déclarer le mois de mai comme mois de sensibilisation et d’éducation sur les hypersensibilités environnementales (HE) au Québec et de déclarer le 12 mai comme journée des hypersensibilités environnementales. L’Association sera présente à l’Assemblée nationale aujourd’hui pour une journée de sensibilisation aux HE alors que le député Pierre Marsan fera la lecture d’une déclaration et d’une pétition au sujet des HE, une condition médicale invalidante qui a des impacts majeurs sur les personnes atteintes et leurs familles. En effet, près de 200 000 Québécois ont reçu un diagnostic médical d’HE. Cette maladie affecte plus de Québécois que d’autres conditions mieux connues comme la sclérose en plaques, la maladie de Parkinson, la maladie d’Alzheimer et le sida. Toutes ces maladies ont déjà une journée et/ou un mois de reconnaissance. Malgré le grand nombre de personnes diagnostiquées d’HE, il n’existe au Québec aucun service social ou de santé adéquat pour leur venir en aide. Plusieurs d’entre elles, déjà invalides, doivent se débrouiller seules et sont forcées de se faire traiter en Ontario et en Nouvelle-Écosse, et ce à leurs frais. Il s’agit là d’une situation financièrement catastrophique pour des s déjà appauvris par leur incapacité à travailler. L’Ontario et la Nouvelle-Écosse ont ouvert des cliniques médicales spécialisées en HE et financées par le système…
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Workshops in Saint Sauveur

November 4, cost cialis 2012, Montreal Environmental Health Association of Quebec EHAQ is a non-profit charitable organization that has a membership of 1,300 since its creation in 2004. The mission of EHAQ is to create awareness on Environmental Sensitivities (ES) (Multiple Chemical Sensitivity and Electromagnetic Sensitivity which often overlap with Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue) and to inform the population and decision makers on issues surrounding the protection of the environment and human health. In order to help people who suffer from ES, in collaboration with UQAM, TELUQ and UQAM’s Service aux Collectivités, EHAQ will be holding training workshops on the biological and legal aspects of ES in the fall of 2012, in ten regions of Quebec. Workshops in Saint Sauveur will be held on Saturday November 24th and Sunday November 25th. Pre-registration is mandatory. The two main goals of the workshops are 1) to help people who have this condition (and their entourage) understand what has happened to them and how to best manage this medical condition, and 2) to train resource people in the various regions of Quebec, who will be able to provide support to those with the condition. Community or volunteer groups are also encouraged to contact EHAQ for information on supporting individuals with this condition and partnering with the group on this project. Environmental Sensitivities (ES) is a painful, chronic, multi-system condition that can develop in people of all ages, often following either a single massive exposure or repeated low level exposures to chemicals, electromagnetic radiation…
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Workshops in Sherbrooke

November 5, look 2012, prescription Montreal Environmental Health Association of Quebec EHAQ is a non-profit charitable organization that has a membership of 1,300 since its creation in 2004. The mission of EHAQ is to create awareness on Environmental Sensitivities (ES) (Multiple Chemical Sensitivity and Electromagnetic Sensitivity which often overlap with Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue) and to inform the population and decision makers on issues surrounding the protection of the environment and human health. In order to help people who suffer from ES, in collaboration with UQAM, TELUQ and UQAM’s Service aux Collectivités, EHAQ will be holding training workshops on the biological and legal aspects of ES in the fall of 2012, in ten regions of Quebec.Workshops in Sherbrooke on Saturday December 7th and in Sutton on Sunday December 8th. Pre-registration is mandatory. The two main goals of the workshops are 1) to help people who have this condition (and their entourage) understand what has happened to them and how to best manage this medical condition, and 2) to train resource people in the various regions of Quebec, who will be able to provide support to those with the condition. Community or volunteer groups are also encouraged to contact EHAQ for information on supporting individuals with this condition and partnering with the group on this project. Environmental Sensitivities (ES) is a painful, chronic, multi-system condition that can develop in people of all ages, often following either a single massive exposure or repeated low level exposures to chemicals, electromagnetic radiation and other…
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Recognition request

Quebec’s National Assembly asked to recognize environmental sensitivities September 21, 2011, no rx Montreal Québec’s National Assembly asked to recognize environmental sensitivities On September 22 2011, the Environmental Health Association of Québec (ASEQ-EHAQ) will petition Québec’s National Assembly to recognize environmental sensitivities, a medical condition which has devastating effects on the lives of those affected and their families. Pierre Marsan, Liberal MNA for Robert-Baldwin riding, will read a Declaration and the Petition asking that May 12 be declared Environmental Sensitivities Day. This is in order to create awareness about this medical condition recognized by the Canadian Human Rights Commission as a handicap so that people suffering from environmental sensitivities in Quebec receive services tailored to their special housing, health and social needs. EHAQ will set up an information table at the National Assembly to educate MNAs about environmental sensitivities and to explain the various projects the group is developing. EHAQ is the only group in Québec that provides help and information to people who suffer from environmental sensitivities. According to Statistics Canada, close to 200,000 people have received a medical diagnosis of this condition in Québec.
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Conference and walk

Saturday, advice May 28, case 2011 Location: Concordia University, H-110, 1455 Blvd. de Maisonneuve West Time: Conference 12:00-2:00 p.m., March 2:15-3:15 p.m. Conference: Toxic Trespass: Effects on Human Health The Environmental Health Association of Quebec (EHAQ) invites you to attend our conference on human health and the environment. Human health is impacted by everyday exposures to chemicals contained in commonly used products. What are these effects? What do we need to do to turn the tide? Dr. John Molot MD CCFP will be speaking. He is a staff physician at the Environmental Health Clinic at Women’s College Hospital in Toronto, member of the Environmental Health Committee of the Ontario College of Family Physicians, and appointed Lecturer in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Ottawa. AND Come and walk with us for the 170,000 Quebecers that have been diagnosed and disabled by Environmental Sensitivities. We will be walking from Concordia University, 1455 Blvd. de Maisonneuve West, to 2001 McGill College Ave. Dr. Amir Khadir will be speaking. We are asking the Quebec government to recognize Environmental Sensitivities and provide appropriate health and social services. Attached is EHAQ’s open letter to Premier Charest and a list of needs of people who suffer from Environmental Sensitivities. A description of this medical condition is available here: https://www.aseq-ehaq.ca/ma_es/es_def.php Canadian Human Rights Commission Reports The legal perspective of Environmental Sensitivities The Medical Perspective of Environmental Sensitivities Policy on Environmental Sensitivities Attachments: Letter to Prime Minister Jean Charest Needs of people suffering from Environmental…
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Petition to the European Parliament

Petition to the European Parliament
calling for the recognition of diseases caused by environmental pollution The Spanish Committee for the Recognition of Multiple Chemical Sensitivity and other associations, healing Spanish and European, sildenafil present today, check 12th May 2011 (International Day for Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Multiple Chemical Sensitivity and Electromagnetic Hypersensitivity), to the European Parliament in Strasbourg, a written statement by Raul Romeva, MEP of the ALE Greens, and Willy Meyer, MEP of the Confederal Group of the group European United Left / Nordic Green Left. In this statement we ask to the European Parliament, in accordance with the discussion at the European Parliament [resolution of 4th September 2008 on mid-term review of the EU Action Plan on Environment and Health 2004-2010 (2007/2252 (INI)), paragraph J)], and to avoid inequalities between different European countries regarding the recognition of these diseases, to request URGENTLY to the World Health Organization the inclusion of Multiple Chemical Sensitivity and Electromagnetic Hypersensitivity in the International Classification of Diseases and Associated Classifications and in the List of Occupational Diseases of the International Labour Organization. We also request that s by both diseases would be considered risk groups needed of special protection against environmental pollution and to provide urgent, real and effective solutions to protect them immediately. We ask governments of all countries of the European Union to take urgent measures for these two groups of s, and in order to eradicate inequalities between countries of the EU about protection of public health and the environment, rules are laid down, so…
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Petition of CQLPE

Please sign the petition of CQLPE at the National Assembly of Québec HOUSE OF COMMONS 3rd Session, 40th Parliament NOTICE OF MEETING STANDING COMMITTEE ON HEALTH Meeting No. 12 Tuesday, sick April 27, stuff 2010 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Room 853, 131 Queen St. (613-943-9752) ORDERS OF THE DAY Impact of Microwaves on Human Health WITNESSES Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association Bernard Lord, President and Chief Executive Officer Marc Choma, Director of Communications Collectif S.E.M.O. Save our Children from microwave François Therrien, Spokesperson Daniel Fortin, Consultant Department of Health Beth Pieterson, Director General Environmental and Radiation Health Sciences Directorate TELECONFERENCE - BALTIMORE As an individual Magda Havas, Professor VIDEOCONFERENCE - DUBLIN GSM Association Jack Rowley, Director Research and Sustainability, Public Policy Christine Holke David (613-995-4108) Clerk of the Committee http://www2.parl.gc.ca/HousePublications/
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INTERNATIONAL AWARENESS DAY for MCS, ME/CFS and FM

May 12, sales discount 2010, cure search Montreal In Quebec there are around 300,000 people who live with Environmental sensitivities/Multiple Chemical Sensitivities (ES/MCS), Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) and/or Fibromyalgia (FM). Yet for most, their illnesses go without proper medical treatments due to the lack of Government and Public Awareness, limited Doctor Training, and the need for a Designated Treatment Centre. The Environmental Health Association of Québec (EHAQ) is a non-profit, charitable organization founded in 2004. Present membership in the group is over 1000.The mission of EHAQ encompasses not only support (education, resources, telephone line (provides comfort and information), support meetings, healthy housing, resource guide, newsletter, etc) for people suffering from environmental sensitivities but also prevention through education on the use of ecological strategies in order to maintain a healthy environment. MCS, ME/CFS and FM are all chronic, disabling conditions which are not visually recognizable. They affect people of all ages – youth and children included. They have many overlapping symptoms but can be distinguished from each other, using published diagnostic guidelines. Multiple Chemical Sensitivities (MCS), also known as Environmental Sensitivity, results in physical symptoms such as headaches and fatigue when exposed to a wide range of chemical substances. Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/ Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) involves at least two neurological changes (such as cognitive impairment), sleep dysfunction and often autonomic, immune and/or endocrine system manifestations in addition to pain and fatigue. Fibromyalgia (FM) presents with widespread pain and other symptoms including fatigue. Recent research is showing that there is a biological basis…
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