Health Care & Climate Change: An Opportunity for Transformative Leadership – Health Care Without Harm – April 2014

Posted on April 22, 2014. Filed under: Climate Change | Tags: , |

Health Care & Climate Change: An Opportunity for Transformative Leadership – Health Care Without Harm – April 2014

“The reversal of climate change will pivot around fundamental realignments in the ways that energy is created and consumed. The report provides detailed guidelines and case studies to help hospital leaders and facilities’ staff develop comprehensive strategies to reduce their reliance on fossil fuels through the use of “clean technology.” Its overarching conclusion is built on the premise that the health sector has a critical role to play in helping lead the transition to a fossil fuel-free and sustainable economy.”

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Healthy hospitals, healthy planet, healthy people: addressing climate change in health care settings – May 2009

Posted on May 27, 2009. Filed under: Environmental Health | Tags: , |

Healthy hospitals, healthy planet, healthy people: addressing climate change in health care settings (pdf) WHO May 2009

“This paper is the first step in a WHO project in collaboration with Health Care Without Harm (HCWH) aimed at addressing the climate footprint of the health sector. A second step, to be taken together with HCWH, the Health and Environment Alliance (HEAL) and other intergovernmental and nongovernmental organizations, will be a series of consultations that will lead to the establishment of a global network for climate-friendly health care.”

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