Dr. Yang Wei, Vice-President of the Second Hospital of Jilin University in Changchun, China and our newest Chinese hospital member of the network of Global Green and Healthy Hospitals visited two Practice Greenhealth award-winning hospitals in Seattle and San Francisco: Virginia Mason Medical Center (VMMC) in Seattle on April 3, 2015 and the University of California, San Francisco on April 10, 2015.
Commit to reducing carbon footprint through 2020 Health Care Climate Challenge
(April 16, 2015) – Nine leading health care institutions from across the globe are pledging to take meaningful action on climate change, kicking off a worldwide campaign to mobilize hospitals and health systems to address one of humanity’s most pressing problems.
GGHH member, the New South Wales Nurses & Midwifes’ Association from Australia presents a seminar on environmental health called ‘Environmentally Sustainable Practice in Hospitals and Community Settings’. In partnership with South Western Sydney LHD and following last year’s successful seminar, the event will take place on Friday, May 15th at Liverpool Hospital (New South, Wales, Australia) from 9 am until 3.30 pm. Nurses, midwives and other health workers are invited to participate.