“Reducing UPOPs and Mercury Releases from the Health Sector in Africa” is a full size project, implemented by UNDP Istanbul Regional Hub (IRH) in partnership with WHO and Health Care Without Harm. It aims to implement best environmental practices and introduce non-incineration healthcare waste treatment technologies and mercury-free medical devices in four Sub-Saharan African countries (Ghana, Madagascar, Tanzania and Zambia) to reduce harmful releases from the health sector.
GGHH Reaches New Membership Milestone- Over 800 members representing more than 25,000 Hospitals and Health Centers
The first quarter of 2017 has been an exciting and productive one for GGHH. In just four months we have surpassed our membership target for the entire year and reached an important milestone in the growth of the network: Over 800 GGHH members representing more than25,000 hospitals and health centers around the globe.
The Association of Non-Government Hospital (ANGHOS), a new GGHH member in Nepal, organized a Symposium on Health Care Waste Management at Tilganga Institute of Ophthalmology, in Kathmandu, Nepal on 2 April 2017. The symposium was part of the 2nd Infection Control Assessment Workshop that took place from 30 March to April 2.