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.
Protecting our environment and responding to the health impacts of climate change were among the top issues discussed during the 15th World Congress on Public Health, 3-7 April 2017, Melbourne, Australia.
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.
The health care sector must lead by example by engaging in more sustainable practices that are aimed at preventing disease and promoting good health without compromising patient care and safety.
The National Health Surveillance Agency of Brazil (ANVISA) approved, on March 2017, a resolution that bans the sale of mercury thermometers and blood pressure measurement devices that contain mercury.