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Global Mercury Treaty Enters into Force
Posted On: August 16, 2017
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Today is a historic day. The Minamata Convention on Mercury, a global treaty that will phase out mercury-based medical devices by 2020, enters into force. HCWH has played an important role in this achievement.

Interactive Tool for Bold Climate Action
Posted On: August 8, 2017
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The U.S. Health Care Climate Council recently released a new tool that visually demonstrates climate impacts across a hospital.

Latin America | Healthy Hospitals Conference 2017
Posted On: August 7, 2017
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The event will take place in Sao Paulo, Brazil, from 8-10 October 2017 in conjunction with the 10th Brazilian Healthy Hospitals Seminar.

Australia | Health Care Voices Heard - Political Parties Adopt Climate Policy Framework With a Focus on Health!
Posted On: August 1, 2017
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Recently members from the Australian political parties, Greens and Labor, committed to implement a Climate, Health and Well-Being policy.

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.

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