Zoltán Massay-Kosubek

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Yesterday, I gave support to a new initiative, dedicating a week to public health in Europe. Today this initiative shifts its focus on healthy environment so I am exploring why air pollution does matter for me, as a public health advocate. I'm glad to join the @EUPHActs #EuropeanPublicHealthWeek – watch my supporting video #EUPHW statement… » read more

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As a Hungarian European citizen, this time is the fourth time I am voting for Europe. The difference is that this time the first time I have a very good cause to vote for and this cause is called: health. I will vote for health beacuse I am convinced that Europe has the power and… » read more

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2018 was a crucial year for the public health campaign to improve European air quality, with the devastating health impact of air pollution dominating to a large extent the public debate. As well as the ongoing fitness check of European air quality legislation, new EU-level standards have been negotiated to limit not only CO2 emissions… » read more

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In the context of shaping the Future of Europe, the health community can bring the Wind of Change to the EU institutional renewal process by making the case for the added value of EU action on air pollution at European, national and local level, by pointing out the health benefits. Why is air pollution the… » read more

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It is astonishing that even the current, ‘doing less’ Commission which believes in no regulation and self-regulation, decided to act on countries breaching the air pollution standards. But is it enough to make a difference? How many scandals do we need until policy action on air quality is being seriously considered? Air pollution infrigements on… » read more

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