Health care leaders from around the world met with representatives from government, international agencies, and the nonprofit sector to collaborate on climate goals at Health Care Without Harm’s Global Roundtable.
Leading health care systems and health organizations from around the world have announced commitments to protect human health from climate change.
Health care has responded to the Global Climate Action Summit’s call to “take ambition to the next level” by committing to power 1,200 health facilities with 100 percent renewable electricity.
Health Care Without Harm is co-hosting the Global Climate and Health Forum, an official affiliate event of the Global Climate Action Summit, on Sept. 12.
The hazards of chemicals used in health care are not well understood by health professionals nor incorporated into procurement decisions. This report was produced to address those gaps in knowledge.