EDCs in Healthcare Webinar

Webinar on EDCs in healthcare

HCWH Europe held a webinar on endocrine disruptors in the healthcare sector in September 2014. The discussion was moderated by Laurel Berzanskis, Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals Policy Officer for HCWH Europe. Speakers included Dr Gavin ten Tusscher (Westfriesgasthuis, the Netherlands) and Dr R. Thomas Zoeller (University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA). Find out more about our speakers.


The PowerPoint presentation shown during the webinar is also available for download.

Useful Resources

Endocrine Disruptors in the Healthcare Sector

This leaflet is designed for healthcare professionals concerned about EDCs. It is currently available in EnglishFrenchItalian and Spanish. German and Hungarian versions will be available soon.

Safer Medical Device Database (safermedicaldevices.org)

HCWH Europe has created a free, online database to help medical professionals and procurers phase out EDCs from the healthcare sector. This provides information on phthalate and PVC-free alternatives for use in medical devices. We are now expanding the database to include BPA-free products.

EDC-Free Europe Campaign (www.edc-free-europe.org)

HCWH Europe is a campaign partner on the EDC-Free Europe campaign. Visit the site to find out more about our everyday exposure to EDCs.

Get Involved

Join the Global Green and Healthy Hospitals network

GGHH is a worldwide community of hospitals, health systems and health organisations committed to reducing the environmental footprint of the health sector. Membership is free and comes with many benefits, such as access to GGHH Connect; a new online platform exclusively for members. To learn more, visit www.greenhospitals.net.