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Support to the Commission on Pollution, Health and Development

European Commission (EC)
Field of Expertise:
Social Values and Determinants of Health; Social determinants; Climate change / environment
Narrative description of project:
This assignment is part of the Health Advisory Services – HAS project (EUR 1.999.715,00, 10/2014-10/2017, managed by hera consortium). Its identification number within the HAS is HAS 090.
The HAS provides technical support to the European Commission (DEVCO/HQ) and the EU Delegations for a period of three years.
DG DEVCO contracted the HAS to support the implementation of its health aid policies and programmes; strengthen the capacity of EU Delegations and DEVCO/HQ; and tackle other issues for which in-house thematic capacity is lacking or insufficient.

The purpose of the assignment was to provide an expert opinion for comments on the draft Report of the Commission on Pollution, Health, and Development, established by The Lancet in partnership with the Global Alliance on Health and Pollution and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York, NY, USA in October 2015.