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.
On the 4th and 5th of September 2017, GGHH members in South Africa gathered in Johannesburg to collectively review their progress in reaching their respective sustainability goals and develop three year implementation strategies for their respective health institution. These hospitals play an integral role to inspire other institutions in South Africa to focus on sustainability and prepare to stand resilient in the fact of a changing climate.