The new Health Care Climate Challenge has a new name, a new look, a new anaesthetic gas measurement tool, and exciting new opportunities for participants to work toward 100% renewable electricity and carbon neutrality.
United Nations Development Programme and Health Care Without Harm Launch New Sustainable Health in Procurement Project
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), in collaboration with Health Care Without Harm (HCWH), officially launched its new program Sustainable Health in Procurement Project (SHiPP) with an inception workshop that took place on 17th-19th April, in Istanbul, Turkey. Funded by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA), SHiPP aims to reduce the harm to people and the environment caused by the manufacture, use and disposal of medical products and by the implementation of health programs.
Health care facilities in Ghana have installed autoclaves and other equipment to improve health care waste management, as part of a Medical Waste project that is being coordinated by United Nations Development Program (UNDP), the World Health Organization and Health Care Without Harm (HCWH).