According to the World Health Organisation, 23% of all global deaths are linked to the environment. That’s roughly 12.6 million deaths a year. Around two-thirds of those deaths caused by the environment are due to noncommunicable diseases, including stroke, ischemic heart disease, cancers, and respiratory diseases.1
People are exposed to risk factors in their homes, workplaces and communities through air pollution, inadequate hygiene, chemicals, radiation, agricultural practices, and built-in environments.
Join building biologist, author and environmental chemical specialist Nicole Bijlsma in this on-demand webinar to understand the basics of how the environment impacts our health, including:
- Toxicants – overview and sources
- Health issues
- Regulation is inadequate
- Who is susceptible?
- Toxicant exposure survey – what questions to ask
- How to reduce your toxic load
ACNEM Members can register to these monthly webinars for FREE!
Register today and discover how we can all work towards a healthier environment to optimise wellbeing.
The webinar recording will be emailed to those who have registered by close of business on Wednesday 27th October 2021.
27th, October 2021
ND, BHScAc(HONS), Grad Dip OHS, Dip.Building Biology
Nicole Bijlsma is a woman of passion and her passion lies in environmental medicine. As a result of her own infertility issues and noticing a strong connection between many of her patient’s illnesses and hazards in the home, Nicole established the Australian College of Environmental Studies in 1999. The College ...View More