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Scents of Caution: BAN Toxics Alert on Imitation and Counterfeit Perfumes and Fragrances

Toxic watchdog group BAN Toxics is issuing a public warning about the rampant sale of imitation and counterfeit perfumes and fragrances in the market, cautioning consumers against potential health risks associated with the chemicals in these products. In a recent market monitoring effort,…

Warning Out on 3 More Leaded Spray Paints

17 January 2024, Quezon City.  Following its most recent exposé on 31 lead-containing spray paints, the EcoWaste Coalition today named three more products containing dangerous levels of lead, a potent neurotoxin that has been banned in paint manufacturing. The toxics…

Women Workers Health Empowerment Network (WHEN) successfully launches with Free Cervical Cancer Screening in Caloocan City

Caloocan City, Philippines (January 14, 2024) – In a groundbreaking initiative aimed at addressing the low cervical cancer screening rates in the country, the Women Workers Health Empowerment Network was launched on January 14, 2024, with a comprehensive free screening…

Spirit, psyche, society / all reality is threefold

In this series of New Humanist psychology, we have focused on various aspects of the functioning of our consciousness and have given orientations to get out of the world of suffering, to advance towards a coherent life, and to open…

EcoWaste Coalition Bares New List of 31 Lead-Containing Spray Paints

11 January 2024, Quezon City.  With the start of the New Year, the toxics watchdog group EcoWaste Coalition again reminded consumers to steer clear of aerosol paints containing lead, a hazardous chemical banned in the manufacture of paints and similar…

So that tomorrow no one can say: “I didn’t know”

As health workers, we have sworn to pursue the defense of life, the protection of human physical and mental health, and the relief of suffering, to abide by the ethical principles of human solidarity and to fight any act that…

Chile: Making live and letting die

This system is not salvageable, this system is not dignified and it is not sustainable. The only way forward in civilisational terms is an intergenerational solidarity social insurance, a single, universal health system for all the people of Chile. This…

Chile: It is time to make, create, and build a future for everyone

What should be done with FONASA and ISAPRES. For people, without exception, having health care coverage according to the needs that arise at different times of life, is one of the most important priorities, and from the point of view…

Viability of Green Hydrogen falters: Scientific studies demystify its efficiency

A study reviewed more than 50 scientific publications on the cost-effectiveness and viability of green hydrogen, concluding that it is more costly and inefficient compared to other alternatives. By Alfredo Seguel Green hydrogen falters: Study questions its efficiency compared to…

PAWS & EcoWaste: Firecrackers can Traumatize Animals and Pollute the Air

28 December 2023, Quezon City.  An animal welfare group and an environmental health group urged the general public to welcome the New Year sans firecrackers and fireworks to protect animals such as cats and dogs, as well as the ecosystems,…

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