On December 1 and 2, join us for the 4th Global Green and Healthy Hospitals Latin American Conference: Driving change for a healthy and sustainable recovery.

Organized by Health Care Without Harm, speakers will discuss the main challenges the health care sector faces and highlight the best practices and learnings from hospitals and health centers in the region.

This conference follows the previous editions: Buenos Aires, 2013, Bogotá, 2015, and San Pablo, 2017, as well as Forum on climate change and health held in Medellín in 2019. The two-days forum will cover topics ranging from leadership and waste management during the COVID-19 pandemic, to chemicals, sustainable procurement, climate change, carbon footprint reduction and sustainable cooling in the health care sector.

The event will be held virtually, with simultaneous interpretation to English.


Thematic blocks

Wednesday, December 1

  • Block 1 – COVID-19, waste, and leadership
  • Block 2 – Chemical substances, pharmaceutical products
  • Block 3 – Sustainable procurement

Thursday, December 2

  • Block 1 – Climate change and health
  • Block 2 – Monitoring and reduction of carbon footprint in the health sector
  • Block 3 – Sustainable and efficient cooling in health care settings
  • Block 4 – Driving change for a healthy and sustainable recovery


To see the complete agenda, click here