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Australia | Leading Health Experts Launch a Framework for a National Climate and Health Strategy
Posted On: June 21, 2017
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In a world first initiative, a coalition of leading health experts and organizations, along with federal parliamentarians, launched a Framework for a National Strategy on Climate, Health and Well-being for Australia.

New World Bank Report Calls for Health Sector Leadership on Climate
Posted On: May 30, 2017
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  • Tags: Climate Change and Health, climate leadership, resilient hospitals, leadership

The World Bank Group’s health and climate directors released a report today establishing a new framework for health systems in every country to become leaders in addressing climate change. The report is a joint production with HCWH.

Blog | African Hospitals Are Becoming Leaders on Environmental Practices
Posted On: June 12, 2017
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The annual meeting of the African regional health care waste management and mercury elimination project was held 1-3 June in Istanbul, Turkey in the offices of the UNDP.

Health Care Leaders Denounce Paris Withdrawal
Posted On: June 9, 2017
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  • Tags: Climate Change and Health Care, climate action

Despite expressions of disappointment and concern, health system leaders voiced confidence in their ability to forge ahead, recommitting to address climate change and protect the health of their patients and communities.

Global Treaty Against Mercury Pollution Enters into Force
Posted On: May 25, 2017
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  • Tags: Mercury Device Phase Out, global mercury treaty, mercury thermometer

The world took an historic step forward in the fight against mercury pollution as the European Union and seven of its member States ratified the Minamata Convention on Mercury, exceeding the party requirement for the treaty to enter into force.

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