A new report from the World Health Organization (WHO): “Promoting health: Guide to national implementation of the Shanghai Declaration”, includes Health Care Without Harm’s Global Green and Healthy Hospitals (GGHH) ten goal framework as an example of health promotion for sustainable development. The document features the GGHH Agenda Goals as a tool to make a greening transformation of the health care sector (see page 17).
Global Green and Healthy Hospitals is pleased to announce the 2017 winners of the 2020 Health Care Climate Challenge Champion Awards!
All around the world, at health care facilities large and small, urban and rural, 2020 Challenge participants are leading the transformation to climate-smart health care. By using their innovation, ingenuity, investments and voice, they are reducing their climate footprint, developing low-carbon models of care, adapting to stand resilient to a changing climate and advocating for policies to protect the future health of the planet.
Global Green and Healthy Hospitals participated in the International Zero Waste Cities Conference in Kota Bandung, Indonesia from 5-7 March. With its theme, “Circular City is the Future City”, this year’s conference presented a new approach for policy makers in managing solid waste through economic and life qualities’ improvement of urban citizens.