World Health Organization Recognizes Health Care Without Harm’s Role on Sustainability at the 71st World Health Assembly
At a technical briefing to WHA delegates, the WHO highlighted HCWH’s role in providing practical examples of what the health care sector can do to lead by example in environmental sustainability.
Health care facilities in Ghana have installed autoclaves and other equipment to improve health care waste management, as part of a Medical Waste project coordinated by UNDP, WHO and HCWH.
United Nations Development Programme and Health Care Without Harm Launch New Sustainable Health in Procurement Project
United Nations Development Programme, in collaboration with Health Care Without Harm, officially launched its new program Sustainable Health in Procurement Project with an inception workshop that took place on 17th-19th April, in Istanbul, Turkey.
The 1st Saving Lives Sustainably: Asia Forum 2018, with a focus on Sustainable Production in the Health Sector, will take place on June 13-15 in Manila, Philippines, and free registration is open until April 30.
A new report from the World Health Organization: “Promoting health: Guide to national implementation of the Shanghai Declaration”, includes GGHH's ten goal framework as an example of health promotion for sustainable development.