By taking measures to improve management, the Second Hospital of Jilin University in Changchun, China, reduced energy consumption and emissions, enhanced hospital safety, and improved medical waste management. Over the years, the hospital also integrated the concept of sustainable procurement into overall planning and procurement processes. 

For this, the hospital included three dimensions in its planning process: sustainable planning and design, energy-saving products, and facilities.

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About SHiPP

The Sustainable Health in Procurement Project (SHiPP) was a four-year program developed by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in collaboration with Health Care Without Harm and funded by the Swedish International Development and Cooperation Agency (SIDA) that aimed to reduce the harm to people and the environment caused by the manufacture, use, and disposal of medical products and by the implementation of health programs.

With an expansive and diverse network of over 1,700 members in more than 80 countries, GGHH was a key vehicle to engage the health sector around the globe on sustainable procurement through the Sustainable Health in Procurement Project (SHiPP). 

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