Dear everyone, if you are Canadian, please sign this petition, and no matter where you are, please share this with all the Canadians you know!
e-2729 Petition to the Government of Canada
We, the undersigned, citizens of Canada, call upon the Government of Canada to:
1. Create an international classification of disease designation code in Canada for environmental sensitivities so that those affected may have access to medical care;
2. Include environmental sensitivities as a disability that must be accommodated on all relevant documents and forms in governmental departments and organizations that minister social assistance, housing, medical, and other public services; and
3. Ensure all indoor public spaces are declared scent and fragrance-free.
Posted in Accessibility, Disability, Environmental Health, Fragrance, Government, Health Care, Human Rights, Policy, Public Health
Tagged allergies, asthma, chemical sensitivity, CIRS, EHS, environmental illness, fibromyalgia, fragrance-free, human canaries, IAQ, ICD, invisible disabilities, MCS, MCS/ES, mould, multiple chemical sensitivities, petition, scent free, TILT, video
International Scientists Invite WHO to Recognize MCS and EHS
Paris, September 4th 2015.
“Following the fifth Paris Appeal congress, which took place on the 18th of May, 2015, the attending European, American and Canadian scientists unanimously decided to create a working group and to write a Common International Declaration to request an official recognition of these new diseases and of their sanitary consequences worldwide.
The declaration calls upon national and international bodies and institutions and particularly the WHO, for taking urgently their responsibility for recognizing electrohypersensitivity and multiple chemical sensitivity as real diseases, including them in the International Classification of Diseases.
This International Declaration also asks national and international institutions to adopt simple precautionary measures of prevention, to inform populations and requires the appointment of real independent expert groups to evaluate these sanitary risks in total scientific objectivity, which is not the case today.”
The links to download the Declaration Statement and Press Release are below, as well as the link to see the presentations that took place during the meetings in May of 2015.
Posted in EHS, Environmental Health, Environmental Sensitivities, Multiple Chemical Sensitivities, Policy, Precaution, Public Health
Tagged EHS, ICD, inclusion, MCS, MCS/ES, multiple chemical sensitivity, Paris Appeal, recognition, WHO, wireless