ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION OF NOVA SCOTIA

Registered Name: ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION OF NOVA SCOTIA

Business Number: 880647623RR0001

Our Mission

EHANS provides information and support to people who are ill from environmental causes, and promotes healthier alternatives to prevent others from becoming ill.

EHANS mandate is to

- Increase public knowledge and awareness of environmental health issues

- Provide practical information to help people reduce exposure to environmental toxins

- Improve prevention, recognition and treatment of environmental illnesses through innovative programs and services

- Promote healthy environments, both indoor and outdoor

- Support health care professionals in their quest for greater knowledge and understanding of environmental health issues

- Enhance the availability of treatment for chemical sensitivity and other environmentally related illnesses

About ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION OF NOVA SCOTIA

EHANS carries out a variety of activities to achieve these goals including

- The popular on-line Guide to Less Toxic Products, www.lesstoxicguide.ca

- Environmental health news, analysis and practical information published in our semi-annual publication, and on line at www.environmentalhealth.ca

- Gathering and disseminating information addressing the special needs of people with chemical sensitivity

- The E. Bruce Elliott Memorial Fund, which supports public lectures, book donations and other educational activities

- The E. Bruce Elliott Scholarship in Environmental Medicine, which provides specialized training opportunities to physicians and other health professionals

- Support for individuals through a 1-800 phone line

- Collaboration with other community groups working to reduce environmental toxins

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