At the Awareness Forum on Climate Change and Health in Mexico last January, the State Secretary of Health announced the expansion of their Global Green and Healthy Hospitals’ (GGHH) membership, with 60 hospitals and more than 100 health centers joining the network.
Australia | Western Health Doctors Use Greener Gas for General Anaesthetics to Reduce Carbon Emissions
Source: Lucie van den Berg, Herald Sun
NOT content just to save lives, doctors at a Melbourne hospital have found a way to put patients “to sleep” in a way that is environmentally greener and financially leaner.
Anaesthetists at Western Health (GGHH member) have changed the gases they use in operations to reduce their carbon emissions.
Health care facilities use large amounts of energy to power their day to day operations. With this consumption comes a variety of opportunities to keep use low and efficient.