As part of this year’s World Congress on Public Health that took place in Melbourne, Australia from April 3-7, Western Health, a member of GGHH, hosted a field trip showcasing their environmental sustainability program. Delegates from Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and England participated in the visit to learn how Western Health is planning to achieve their strategic aim of “being socially responsible and using resources sustainably.”
Written by Luqman Yesufu; GGHH Campaign Manager, Membership Outreach and Engagement in Africa; groundWork. Source: groundWork
The members of the Global Green and Healthy Hospital network aim to ensure that they do no harm while providing health services.
During the last week of February, five District Health Boards in the North Island of New Zealand came together to discuss regional priorities, challenges and projects, and work together in key areas. Member participants learned about GGHH and the resources and tools it provides to support the health sector in implementing environmental sustainability.