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Argentina Ratifies the Minamata Convention, the International Agreement to Eliminate Mercury
Posted On: May 11, 2017
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  • Global
  • Tags: mercury elimination, Mercury Device Phase Out

The Argentinian Congress approved the ratification of the Minamata Convention to eliminate the use of mercury by 2020. In doing so, Argentina became the 43rd country to ratify the agreement.

Health Organization Leaders Launch Global Campaign on Air Pollution
Posted On: May 2, 2017
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  • Global
  • Tags: Air Pollution, climate change, Healthy Energy Initiative, Global action, UnMaskMyCity

Unmask My City (UMC) is global initiative by doctors, nurses, public health practitioners, and allied healthcare professionals dedicated to improving air quality and reducing emissions in our cities.

Global Green and Healthy Hospitals Reaches New Membership Milestone- 25,000 Hospitals and Health Centers
Posted On: May 1, 2017
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  • Global
  • Tags: green hospitals, Environmental footprint

In the first four months of the year, we have surpassed our membership target for the entire year: GGHH members representing over 25,000 hospitals and health centers around the globe.

Introducing Mariano De Donatis, HCWH's New International Managing Director
Posted On: April 25, 2017
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  • Tags: Staff, International Managing Director

HCWH is pleased to introduce Mariano De Donatis as our new International Managing Director. Mariano brings a tremendous amount of experience to help build and strengthen collaboration, management and governance for HCWH.

Peter Orris Receives Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Global Health
Posted On: April 11, 2017
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Dr. Peter Orris, Senior Adviser to HCWH, has received the Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Global Health by the World Federation of Public Health Associations (WFPHA) during the 15th World Congress on Public Health.

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