The 4th Green Hospitals Asia Conference took place in Taipei, Taiwan on 20-21 October 2017. Over 300 participants gathered from around Asia and beyond to discuss and exchange strategies and approaches for the health sector to address climate change and its destructive health and environmental impacts.
Source: Health Facilities Magazine
For the past decade, Cleveland Clinic (*) has embarked on a systemwide sustainability drive that could make some health systems green with benign envy.
The effort has encompassed energy and water-reducing strategies, energy-efficient facility design, environmentally friendly purchasing and an aggressive recycling effort. And everyone from the top down pitches in — it’s all part of the culture at Cleveland Clinic.
Written by: Luqman Yesufu, GGHH Campaign Manager, Membership Outreach and Engagement in South Africa, groundWork
groundWork, HCWH’s strategic partner in South Africa, together with the Gauteng Directorate of Health Care Waste and Occupational Hygiene Risk Management, hosted the “2017 GGHH Waste Exchange” on 23-24 October 2017 for South African members. 25 delegates from four provinces in the country – Gauteng, Free State, Western Cape and KwaZulu-Natal- attended the event.