In the lead up to the UN Climate Negotiations this November in Bonn, Germany, Health Care Without Harm is working with hospitals and health systems from around the world to sign a Health Care Call to Action on Climate Change.
GGHH’s Policy Director, Scott Slotterback, gave a keynote presentation on climate change at the ACHSM/ACHS Asia-Pacific Health Leadership Congress in Sydney that took place on 27-29 September. The Congress, organized by the Australasian College of Health Service Management (ACHSM) and Australian Council on Healthcare Standards (ACHS), is the peak Australasian gathering of health leaders.
What if, along with the traffic and weather updates on the radio, you could also learn about the current air quality and how it affects your health? In a first of its kind effort in Tamil Nadu, GGHH member in India, Huma Lung Foundation (HLF) in collaboration with Fever FM 91.9 are providing “Air Check” – air quality and health updates to the city of Chennai through its popular daily show Lose Control and on HLF’s website.