The Climate and Health Alliance / GGHH Pacific Region and Hunter New England Local Health District are bringing the 2022 Greening the Healthcare Sector Forum to Awabakal country, Newcastle, Australia.

After a challenging two years of pandemic and natural disasters, this Forum will inspire healthcare providers to make positive changes towards a more sustainable healthcare system. The forum will take place on Friday, October 7 at the Hunter Medical Research Institute, New Lambton Heights, Australia (in-person) or online.

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Event details

When and where: The Forum will take place on Friday 7 October in-person on Awabakal country, at the Hunter Medical Research Institute in Newcastle, and online.

Who should come: Anyone interested in improving the environmental footprint of healthcare and aged care, and fostering a healthy future for people and the planet. The forum will provide opportunities for connection, knowledge sharing, learning and upskilling, for both in-person and online attendees.

About the program: The overarching theme of the Forum is ‘Driving systems change for sustainable healthcare'Together, we'll examine these three questions:

  • Where are we at? Gathering the evidence
  • What can we do? Sustainable healthcare and circular economy solutions in practice
  • What is the big picture? Policy for sustainable healthcare

A diverse line-up of speakers, from healthcare, government, industry partners, academia and beyond, will share their expertise on current research, policy, industry innovations and practical examples of sustainable healthcare in action:

  • Dr David Pencheon, internationally acclaimed sustainable healthcare researcher-practitioner
  • Laureate Professor Nick Talley, Editor-in-Chief of Medical Journal of Australia and globally influential gastroenterologist
  • Sonia Roschnik, Executive Director at the Geneva Centre of Healthcare Leadership for Sustainability
  • And many more, from the most experienced to the next generation of sustainable healthcare innovators

View the full program.

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More information available here