The green walkways in Perpetual Succor Hospital provide cooler and fresher air for patients.

The green walkways in Perpetual Succor Hospital provide cooler and fresher air for patients.

From Mongolia to the Philippines, Taiwan to Nepal, hospitals across Asia are making impactful work towards lessening their environmental footprint and protecting the health of both human beings and the planet.

On October 29 and 30, the second Global Green and Healthy Hospitals Conference in Asia, themed “Asian Hospitals Responding to Climate Change,” will take place in Seoul, South Korea.  Members and non-members from all over the region are expected to participate and showcase the best practices of their health systems and facilities and mobilize the health sector towards taking concrete and immediate actions on climate change.

Solar panels provide energy for Bayalpata Hospital, located in a remote area in Nepal.

Solar panels provide energy for Bayalpata Hospital, located in a remote area in Nepal.

During the first ever GGHH Asia conference held in Manila, Philippines in 2013, representatives from different health systems demonstrated how they work towards achieving the 10 GGHH Agenda Goals by documenting their best practices through case studies that were presented during the event.

Submit your own case studies for a chance to present at this year’s GGHH Asia Conference. The 2015 GGHH Asia Conference is organized by Health Care Without Harm in partnership with Yonsei University Health System and the Korea Environmental Industry and Techonology Institute (KEITI).

For more information on the work being done in different countries of Asia, click here.